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     Statistics were obtained from the Middle Euphrates Oncology Center in Najaf in 2021, because breast cancer is the most common type of cancer, with more than 2.2 million cases in 2020. To know the factors that increase the risk of breast cancer and its progression, we can take steps to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.  The number of breast cancer patients was (533), representing 24.73% of the total cancer cases (2155).  According to age, the number of patients under the age of fifty was (237), with a rate of 44%, while the number was (296) for patients over fifty, with a rate of 56%.  Improved outcomes are the result of a combination of early detection and effective treatment using a combination of surgery, radiotherapy and medical treatments. Factors that increase the risk of breast cancer: gender;  Women are more likely than men to develop breast cancer, obesity, lack of exercise, drinking alcohol, hormone replacement therapy during menopause, exposure to ionizing radiation, early puberty for girls, late or no children, and advancing age.  Medical history factors that increase risk include a personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancer.  Inherited mutations (genetic changes) in BRCA1, BRCA2, or other breast cancer predisposing gene


Breast cancer, Anatomy and histological structure of breast , Function of breast

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Hadeel Haider Aldujaili. (2023). Scientific Facts and Research Studies About Breast Cancer. Medical Science Journal for Advance Research, 4(1), 15–22.


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