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BREAST CANCER
Breast cancer is the presence of malignant breast nodule, mass or abscess.
Most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass in the breast. The lump or mass is usually painless, hard & irregular but it can also be tender, soft, rounded or painful.
Other signs & symptoms include breast pain or nipple pain, nipple discharge, nipple retraction and presence of breast skin changes (eg peau d' orange, nipple excoriation, scaling, inflammation, skin tethering, ulceration, abscess).

Breast Cancer Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at increased risk of fracture. Increase bone mineral density & reduce...

Indication: Metastatic breast cancer. Advanced ovarian cancer in women who have failed a 1st-line platinum-based chemother...

Indication: Palliative treatment of hormone-dependent advanced prostate cancer. High-risk localized & locally advanced...

Indication: Regression in neoplastic conditions eg, acute leukaemia, Wilms' tumour, neuroblastoma, soft tissue & bone ...

Indication: Tab: Multiple myeloma, advanced ovarian adenocarcinoma, breast carcinoma, polycythaemia rubra vera. Inj: Local...

Indication: Testosterone replacement therapy for male hypogonadism when testosterone deficiency has been confirmed by clin...

Indication: Primary treatment of ovarian cancer in combination w/ platinum agent. Metastatic ovarian or breast cancer, aft...

Indication: Adjuvant treatment of post-menopausal women w/ estrogen receptor +ve early breast cancer who have received 2-3...

Indication: In combination w/ fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy for metastatic colon or rectum carcinoma. In combination...

Indication: Postmenopausal osteoporosis, to reduce the risk of fractures.

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