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What does BBD stand for?

BBD stands for Benign Breast Disease


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They did not apply to women who had a history of benign breast disease or those with a first-degree family history of breast cancer.
Catherine Berkey, a biostatistician at Brigham n Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, led a team that investigated childhood and adolescent risk factors for benign breast disease among girls with a family history of breast cancer.
1) In addition, hundreds of thousands of women who will deal with benign breast disease this year will require medical evaluation for treatment options.
5) These results were confirmed in the Nurses' Health Study II, which found no increase in risk of benign breast disease with increasing fat intake, while increasing vegetable fat intake was associated with a significant reduction in the rate of proliferative benign breast disease without atypia.
She reported on 4,460 women aged 18-49 years in the Mayo Benign Breast Disease Cohort who underwent excisional breast biopsy for a palpable or mammographic abnormality that proved to be benign breast disease.
They also observed increased concentrations of VEGF, NO and uPA in pre-operative breast cancer patients than in control subjects and patients with benign breast disease (5).
Twenty-five were patients from Trafford General Hospital and three from North Manchester General Hospital; 21 were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, six had benign breast disease and one had a treatable tumour.
About one in five women develop benign breast disease at some time during their life.

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