breast breast  /b ˈrɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen
  2. (n) either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
  3. (n) meat carved from the breast of a fowl
  4. (n) the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest
  5. (v) meet at breast level
  6. (v) reach the summit (of a mountain)
  7. (v) confront bodily

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A look at the incidence rate of breast cancer by country as of 2002.
  2. A new report says gynecomastia, or male breasts, occurs in nearly half of all men.
  3. Once a disease of the Western world, breast cancer has become a global concern.

News

  1. Bolton breast cancer survivor: 'I never felt like giving up'

    Lisa Stanton of Bolton is a breast cancer survivor who found an outlet after her diagnosis with Dragonheart Vermont. / Courtesy photo Lisa Stanton was only 39 years old, a year removed from her first scheduled mammogram, when she noticed a lump in her breast.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Burlington Free Press

  2. Komen breast cancer charity names new CEO

    Komen breast cancer charity names new CEO Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 4:45 pm, Monday, June 17, 2013 DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that a physician with a long career in health policy and research will become the breast cancer charity's new ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - BC/Yukon Region Awards Community Health Grants

    The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - BC/Yukon Region is proud to award Community Health Grants to highly deserving community breast cancer projects across BC. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10859706.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "I'd just been through a pretty painful breakup where there were kids involved, and I'd also been through breast cancer treatment," Crow, 48, tells Redbook magazine of adopting first son Wyatt in spring 2007. "After that, I felt an acute...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Sheryl Crow Source: Us Magazine

  2. "I have discovered a tumour in my breast which requires surgery," Tierney said in a statement. "I will not know either my exact diagnosis or course of treatment until that surgery is performed. I'm very optimistic as to the outcome."
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Maura Tierney Source: BBC News

  3. "It was very impressive that when it comes to beginning to breast-feed, African-American women have had the greatest progress," said Satcher, who is now an administrator at Atlanta's Morehouse School of Medicine.
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: David Satcher Source: Baltimore Sun

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