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Female Breast Cancer
Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type cancer that develops in women. Men also get breast cancer, although this is still extremely rare.
Cancer always starts in the cells, which make up the tissue that is found in the breast and throughout the body. Cells have a life of their own – they grow and mature and eventually die off, at which point they’re replaced.
Sometimes, though, something goes haywire – new cells might form even though the body doesn’t need them, and sometimes old or damaged cells don’t die off as...