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Anti-cancer (cancer)
A broad grouping of various diseases, involving abnormal cells that divide without control. There are over 200 different known cancers that afflict humans. Malignant growths or tumours may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream. Benign tumors do not gro   (more info - Anti-cancer)

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Breast cancer
Cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US. Risk factors for developing breast cancer include obesity, lack of physical exercise, drinking alcohol, hormone replacement therapy during menopause, ionizing radiation, early age at first menstruation, and having child   (more info - Breast cancer)

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prostatic adenocarcinoma (prostate cancer)
Cancer of the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. Prostate cancer tends to develop in men over the age of fifty. Most prostate cancers are slow growing; however, there are cases of aggressive prostate cancers. However, many men with prostate cancer never have symptoms, undergo no    (more info - prostatic adenocarcinoma)

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