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Is breast cancer's only sign of existence is that make one fool-proof to breast cancer mortality and reduction of life-span?

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Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience in General Surgery
Breast cancer : Breast a treatable disease if diagnosed early that is why mammography recommended.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
I agree with Dr. Barkan and by the life of me I'm glad he understood your question. No test is 100% accurate and there is no 100% effective way to prevent cancer of any kind, but you should make your best effort to prevent cancer or at least detect it early.
Aug 14, 2013

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