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Signs and symptoms of breast cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hey doc I want to learn more about cancer
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Cancer of the breast
Doctor :   What do you want to know about cancer in specofic?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   how does one know
Doctor :   You should examine your breasts physically every month for any palpable masses
Doctor :   especially if you have a family history of breast cancer
User :   I intend on specializng in that field
Doctor :   Ok
User :   family history! Its hereditary
Doctor :   Most breast cancers have a hereditary association but environmental factors play a major role
User :   specific environmental factors pliz
User :   Can what I eat affect me
Doctor :   Like not having children, obesity
Doctor :   Eating more refined foods like fast foods
Doctor :   No breast feeding,
Doctor :   Early menarche, late menopause

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