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Breast Cancer Statistics:

More than 10% of women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women ages 40-60.

Breast Cancer is Treatable:

About 85% of women whose breast cancer is detected early will survive at least 5 years. Click here to find the prognosis and probable survival rates for Breast Cancer.

Breast Cancer Malpractice:

Misdiagnosis of breast cancer is the most frequent cause of medical malpractice lawsuits.

Breast CBreasBreast Cancer Symptoms: Symptoms:ancer Symptoms

For a list of some Breast Cancer symptoms click here.

Did Doctor ignore Warning signs?

Frequently, warning signs are ignored or proper medical testing is not done. The following are frequent types of negligence by doctors in breast cancer cases:

    Failing to perform a breast examination;
    Failing to identify an obvious lump during breast examination;
    Mistaking a tumor for an infection;
    Wrongly diagnosing a tumor as benign;
    Failing to recommend breast removal;
    Ignoring a history of acute pain in a breast;
    Failing to investigate nipple discharge;
    Relying solely upon a mammogram in lieu of physical breast examination;
    Failing to order a mammogram;
    Misreading a mammogram;
    Failing to follow up on mammogram findings;
    Failing to order a biopsy;
    Failing to order ultrasound when indicated; and,
    Failing to follow-up with the patient.

Breast Cancer Tests: MRI vs. Mammograms - which is more effective? Click here to find out.

Please go to our page about Mammograms for more up to date information about Breast Cancer prevention and treatment.

For info on the use of Prempro Premarin and the development of Breast Cancer please click here.

For more in-depth resources about Breast Cancer symptoms, please check our Links page.

For the latest news regarding Breast Cancer prevention please click here.

Click here for more information on Breast Cancer misdiagnosis.

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