Definitions

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  • n. Cancer of the breast.

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  • n. cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US

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Examples

  • When our yearning to feel in control and our ability to recognize randomness are in conflict, the urge to feel in control almost always wins—as was likely the case when Lorraine Pace became convinced that there were an unusually high number of breast cancer cases in her Long Island community.

    The Panic Virus

  • Brevail is the first breast health supplement based on lignans, which is shown to decrease breast cancer risk by docking into estrogen receptors and providing weaker estrogenic messages, while blocking harmful, stronger ones.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • To counteract the bitch tit effect, I take breast cancer drugs such as Nolvadex, Arimidex, and tamoxifen that I buy on the black market.

    Gladiator

  • Also over the weekend, reports said Pfizer's aromasin was found to have reduced the risk of developing breast cancer by 65% in post-menopausal women with a high risk for the disease.

    Impax Labs Gets FDA Warning

  • Fiddelke spoke to Chafee, and he said the judgeship and his bill on breast cancer were still on his mind, and, as to my nomination, “All of this is interconnected.”

    Surrender is not an Option

  • In an Italian study, future-oriented women took advantage of free breast cancer screenings significantly more often than comparable present hedonists and a comparable control sample of women did.2 Because futures prefer good nutrition to tasty but unhealthy food, they are more likely to buy organic foods despite the expense; they are also likely to be weight-conscious and therefore less likely to become obese or diabetic as adults.

    The Time Paradox

  • I heard Linda Ellerbee, TV journalist and author, deliver an insightful, witty speech detailing her life as a divorcee, mother of two children, recovering alcoholic, and breast cancer survivor.

    I Used to Have a Handle on Life But It Broke

  • Future-oriented women arrange for breast cancer checkups and Pap tests.

    The Time Paradox

  • Barbara Ann died of breast cancer at age twenty-three.

    Follow the Model

  • Recurrent breast cancer was diagnosed in 15 of the women during follow-up, and immediate breast reconstruction did not cause any delays in identifying these recurrences.

    Study: Reconstruction safe right after mastectomy

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