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    Breast Cancer

    by  • 27/05/2013 • Oncology

       2nd most common cancer (1st?!) in women  24,000 women diagnosed/yr/UK. 15,000 dying/yr/UK  By 80yo – lifetime risk of BC is 1:9  Aetiology: o Oestrogen exposure: particularly unopposed oes (no progesterone), so early menarche, late menopause, and nulliparity o Family and personal history: 10% of BC is genetically determined by...

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