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Cancer
Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer

How does breast cancer affect or harm your body?

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March 13, 2013 9:21PM

Effects of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer can rapidly spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system, and sometimes because of its proximity to the major body organs of the lung and heart. If left untreated, it will cause death, as it also may if not detected in the early stages before entering the lymphatic system.

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If the breast cancer is not detected early enough it can spread into the bone areas.

Basically Cancer makes cells reproduce crazily and can jump to other parts of the body. If left untreated it can shut down a organ and kill you.