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Anatomy and Physiology of Breast Cancer

I need an outline on the anatomy and physiology of breast cancer. It needs to contain these following areas:
1-Definition
2-Etiology
3-Pathophysiology
4-Complication
5-Symptom/signs
6-Investigation(lab or other tests)
7-Diagnosis
8-Treatment
9-Complication
10-Prognosis and prevention

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Below, I will prepare an outline including the headings that you requested on the topic 'breast cancer'. I hope that this outline will help you with studying this topic, or can be used as an example to create future outlines. The wording of your request does make this sound like an assignment completion request, which we are not allowed to do here at brainmass. Because of that, I will be somewhat vague in the completion of this. I hope it helps you.

Breast Cancer
I. Definition

a. The American Cancer Society defines breast cancer as a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. The disease occurs almost entirely in women, but men can get it, too.

II. Etiology

a. What causes breast cancer?

1. Random changes in a person's DNA, can be inherited or acquired changes

2. Not ...

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The solution provides an in depth outline on breast cancer, with appropriate sections and allocated word counts.

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