Understanding breast cancer terminology

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) The first step to breast cancer detection, prevention and care is understanding exactly what’s happening with your body. You can’t make the right decisions for yourself if you don’t understand the medical terms that are being used by your doctors.

There are many resources on the web that provide breast cancer glossaries that can help you learn the definitions of words such as, Absolute Risk, Antibody Therapy, Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy, and many more. The first step to prevention is education. Start learning today.

Breast cancer terminology resources:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Glossary

Imaginis Breast Cancer Glossary

American College of Surgeons Breast Cancer Glossary of Medical Terms

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