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Authored by Carlin Rafie, Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist, Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise, Virginia Tech; Young Ju, Associate Professor, Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise, Virginia Tech; and Azin Pourkhalili, Doctoral Candidate, Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise, Virginia Tech

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Breast cancer occurs in both women and men. It is the most common cancer diagnosed in women, and is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Breast cancer is treatable and early detection significantly improves treatment outcomes. This publication provides information about breast cancer, prevention, risks, screening guidelines and treatment.

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Publication Date

June 8, 2022