What is Breast Cancer..??  

Posted by: Nurul

Cells are the building blocks that make up breast tissue. Normally, cells grow and divide to form new cells in an orderly fashion, such as soon as cell is old, it dies and is replaced by a new one.

When new breast cells form unnecessarily and old cells do not die when they should, these extra cells form a mass of tissue called a tumour.

Cancerous tumours invade and damage sorrounding tissues and organs.

Cancer cells can break away from the primary tumour and enter the bloodstream and form new tumours in other parts of your body.

Breast cancer generally spreads to the lymph nodes near the breast...

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Source: CLEO October Issue

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