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Breast Cancer Specialists Little Rock AR

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Rajesh Valchand Shah, MD
(501) 686-8511
4301 W Markham MS 508
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Donald Ray Harris, MD
(501) 664-8573
5801 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1961

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Emily Howard
(501) 686-8000
4301 W Markham St # 783
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology

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Douglas Brent Rock, MD
(970) 244-2442
409 N University Ave
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1990

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Kent Westbrook
(501) 686-8000
4301 W Markham St # 783
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Elias Anaissie
(501) 686-8000
4301 W Markham St # 783
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Lawrence Alan Mendelsohn, MD
(501) 219-8777
9500 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1980

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Fernando Padilla
(501) 661-1822
500 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Dana Carol Abraham, MD
(501) 227-8166
9500 Kanis Rd
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1989

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Mariann Harrington
(501) 219-8777
9500 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Breast Cancer

Think you might have breast cancer?   What causes it  and what are the risk factors, types of screening tests, and treatment options?  Read below.  While you're here, why not Try our Diet Wizard to find out which weight loss programs can help you lose the weight?

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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