25 Breast Cancer Myths Busted
Know the difference between breast cancer facts and fiction? Here's the real deal on risks, symptoms, and more.
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Myth: Needle biopsies can disturb cancer cells and cause them to spread to other parts of the body.
Reality: There's no conclusive evidence for this claim. Despite some previous concerns, a 2004 study found no increased spread of cancer among patients undergoing needle biopsies compared to those who did not have the procedure.
Next: Myth: After heart disease, breast cancer is the nation's leading killer of women.
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