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    Nov

    Cancer

    Hormone blocking therapy is used to prevent recurrence in hormone-sensitive breast cancers. It may be used to reduce estrogen production, as estrogen can encourage the growth of some breast cancers. Used from around a month after surgery, along with chemotherapy, it can kill any remaining cancer cells. Sentinel node biopsy: Removing one lymph node can stop the cancer spreading, because if breast cancer reaches a lymph node, it can spread further through the lymphatic system into other parts of the body. A mammogram is a type of x-ray commonly used for initial breast cancer screening. The use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and oral birth control pills have been linked to breast cancer, due to increased levels of estrogen. Women who are overweight or have obesity after menopause may h
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    Nov

    Cyst

    However, large cysts that cause symptoms are relatively rare. Tarlov cysts are fluid-filled nerve root cysts found most commonly at the sacral level of the spine - the vertebrae at the base of the spine. However, less commonly, ovarian cysts can be malignant (cancer). Very uncommon are cysts that arise from the fetal spine, either anterior meningomyelocele (see fetal spina bifida) or sacro-coccygeal teratoma. Other rare ovarian cysts don’t disappear on their own and must be removed with surgery. Very uncommon are cysts that arise from the fetal spine, either anterior meningomyelocele (see fetal spina bifida ) or sacro-coccygeal teratoma. Cysts in the urachus, a structure left over from early formation in the fetus, are another benign cause for a fetal cyst, as are choledochal cysts
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    Nov

    about Hepatitis

    4 It is one of five known hepatitis viruses: A , B , C, D , and E 8 Diagnosis is by blood testing to look for either antibodies to the virus or its RNA 1 Testing is recommended in all people who are at risk. Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that primarily affects the liver 2 During the initial infection people often have mild or no symptoms. If the infection is left untreated for many years, some people with hepatitis C will develop scarring of the liver (cirrhosis) Over time, this can cause the liver to stop working properly. CDC’s recommendations for prevention and control of the Hepatitis C virus infection state that people should not be excluded from work, school, play, child care, or other settings because they have Hepatitis
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