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CMF


A combination of three chemotherapy drugs – cyclophosphamide, methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil (5FU).
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Breast care nurse


Provides information and support to people diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Perjeta


See Pertuzumab.
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X-ray


Used to produce images of dense tissues in the body such as bone or lungs.
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Xeloda


see Capecitabine
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Vacuum assisted biopsy


Used to remove breast tissue for examination under a microscope, often when a previous biopsy was difficult to perform or more tissue is needed to make a diagnosis. Sometimes it can be used as an alte [..]
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Ultrasound scan


Uses high frequency sound waves to produce an image.
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Tyverb


see Lapatinib
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Tumour markers


Substances produced by cancer or by the body as a response to cancer.
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Tumour


An overgrowth of cells forming a lump. May be benign (not cancer) or cancer.
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