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Kristine E Kokeny, MD
6847 N Chestnut St
Ravenna, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1990

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Saif Ur Rehman, MD
(330) 253-9052
444 N Main St Ste 302
Akron, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Punjab Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1981

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David L Hornick, MD
(440) 349-0067
5778 Darrow Rd
Hudson, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1979

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Susan Marie Hong, MD
(330) 375-3557
525 E Market St
Akron, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1995

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Drew Karam Abramovich, MD
(330) 376-1049
75 Arch St Ste 202
Akron, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1993

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Frederick P Marquinez, MD
(330) 253-9052
444 N Main St
Akron, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1985

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Bashar Ahmad Mubashir, MD
(330) 253-9052
444 N Main St
Akron, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1967

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Ashok Ramalingam
(330) 375-3557
525 E Market St
Akron, OH
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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William Fitzgerald Demas, MD
(330) 375-3557
525 E Market St
Akron, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Summa Health -Akron City Hosp, Akron, Oh
Group Practice: Cancer Care Center Inc; Springfield Primary Care Ctr

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Dr.John Karlen
(330) 375-3175
75 Arch St # 402
Akron, OH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1969
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Akron Gen Med Ctr, Akron, Oh
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.2, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer

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Summary

Also called: Breast carcinoma

Breast cancer affects one in eight women during their lives. Breast cancer kills more women in the United States than any cancer except lung cancer. No one knows why some women get breast cancer, but there a number of risk factors. Risks that you cannot change include

Age - the chance of getting breast cancer rises as a woman gets older

Genes - there are two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, that greatly increase the risk. Women who have family members with breast or ovarian cancer may wish to be tested.

Personal factors - beginning periods before age 12 or going through menopause after age 55

Other risks include being overweight, using hormone replacement therapy, taking birth control pills, drinking alcohol, not having children or having your first child after age 35 or having dense breasts.

Symptoms of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in size or shape of the breast or discharge from a nipple. Breast self-exam and mammography can help find breast cancer early when it is most treatable. Treatment may consist of radiation, lumpectomy, mastectomy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy.

Common Kinds of Breast Cancer

There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer. Breast cancer can begin in different parts of the breast, like the ducts or the lobes.

Common kinds of breast cancer are

Ductal carcinoma. The most common kind of breast cancer. It begins in the cells that line the milk ducts in the breast, also called the lining of the breast ducts.
 

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). The abnormal cancer cells are only in the lining of the milk ducts, and have not spread to other tissues in the breast.
 

Invasive ductal carcinoma. The abnormal cancer cells break through the ducts and spread into other parts of the breast tissue. Invasive cancer cells can also spread to other parts of the body.

 

Lobular carcinoma. In this kind of breast cancer, the cancer cells begin in the lobes, or lobules, of the breast. Lobules are the glands that make milk.
 

Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). The cancer cells are found only in the breast lobules. Lobular carcinoma in situ, or LCIS, does not spread to other tissues very often.
 

Invasive lobular carcinoma. Cancer cells spread from the lobules to the breast tissues that are close by. These invasive cancer...

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