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Breast cancer. The cancer is seen as the dark area above the nipple, and is beginning to cause skin ulceration. The epithelial tissue in the breast has turned cancerous, a type of cancer known as a carcinoma. This is the most common cancer in women. Treatment is with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Photographed in Africa.
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