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Breast Cancer Specialists Princeton WV

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Muhammed Idrees Khokhar, MD
(304) 487-6065
200 New Hope Rd Ste 3
Princeton, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1971

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Charles E Gabe
(304) 425-1960
210 New Hope Rd
Princeton, WV
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Mary Louise Kistner, MD
(304) 589-7080
PO Box 3273
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Joel Anthony Schor, MD
(304) 325-8104
1027 Frederick St
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Bluefield Reg Med Ctr, Bluefield, Wv
Group Practice: Bluefield Hematology

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Muhammed Khokhar
200 New Hope Rd
Princeton, WV
Specialty
Medical Oncology

Rowena Gonzales-Chambers
(304) 425-1453
1 Undercliff Ter
Princeton, WV
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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John Gerard Terry, MD
(406) 248-2212
153 Springhaven Dr
Princeton, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp & Health Ctr, Billings, Mt; Frances Mahon Deaconess Hosp, Glasgow, Mt
Group Practice: Northern Rockies Cancer Ctr

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Mary L Kistner, MD
(304) 589-7080
PO Box 3273
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1
Graduation Year: 1977

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John Francis Di Stefano, MD
(304) 466-0654
HC 77 Box 53A
Hinton, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1974

Data Provided By:
Charles Gabe
(304) 425-1960
210 New Hope Rd
Princeton, WV
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Princeton Radiation 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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