Breast Cancer

Diagram of a breast showing the location of the lobules, lobe, duct, areola, nipple, and fat

What Is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer.

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Breast Cancer in Men

Although it is rare, men can get breast cancer. Learn about symptoms of breast cancer in men and things that may increase your risk.

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What Does It Mean to Have Dense Breasts?

When you get the results of your mammogram, you may also be told if your breasts have low or high density. In this video, Dr. Temeika Fairley explains what that means and why it’s important.

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Breast Cancer in Young Women

Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older, but breast cancer also affects younger women. While breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are difficult for women of any age, young survivors may find it overwhelming.

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Breast Cancer Statistics

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States (some kinds of skin cancer are the most common). Black women die from breast cancer at a higher rate than White women.

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Breast Cancer Podcasts

Learn about breast cancer in these podcasts.

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Influenza (Flu)

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Preventive Steps

CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.

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Misconceptions about Seasonal Flu and Flu Vaccines

Can a flu vaccine give you flu? Are any of the available flu vaccines recommended over the others? What if a preferentially recommended flu vaccine is not available?

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Who Should and Who Should NOT Get a Flu Vaccine

This page includes information on who should and who should not get a flu vaccine, and who should talk to a health care professional before vaccination. Talk to your health care provider if you have any questions regarding which influenza vaccines are best for you and your family.

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