Letter C Section
Small deposits of calcium in tissue, which can be seen on mammograms.
A term for more than 100 diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body.
Cancer that begins in the lining or covering the surfaces of organs, glands, or other body structures.
Chemotherapy induced menopause.
The use of drugs or vitamins to prevent cancer in people who have precancerous conditions or a high risk of cancer, or to prevent the recurrence of cancer in people who have already been treated for it.
Treatment with anticancer drugs to kill or slow the growth of cancer cells; also used to shrink tumors before surgery.
An area of normal tissue that surrounds cancerous tissue, as seen during examination under a microscope.
Research studies that involve patients. Each study is designed to answer scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, detect, diagnose or treat cancer.
Substances that stimulate the production of blood cells. Treatment with colony-stimulating factors can help cells in the bone marrow recover from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation
A sac or capsule filled with fluid.
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