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1.

Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

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What causes cancer? Cancer occurs when old cells do not die when they should or are damaged. Normally, the body repairs or destroys such cells. Sometimes, these cells may grow out of control. This c...

February 2013

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Benign Breast Problems and Conditions

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What is breast tissue made of? Your breasts are made up of glands, fat, and fibrous tissue. Each breast has 15–20 sections called lobes. Each lobe has many smaller lobules. The lobules end in dozens...

November 2012

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What is a screening test?

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What is a screening test? A screening test is used to find diseases, such as cancer, in people who do not have signs or symptoms. This allows early treatment. The earlier cancer is treated, the grea...

April 2012

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Cystic Fibrosis - Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis

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What is cystic fibrosis (CF)? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder. It is caused by an abnormal gene that is passed from parent to child. It is a lifelong illness that affects all of the organ...

August 2011

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