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Hypochromia

This test is used to describe the particular color of red blood cells examined under the microscope in an abnormal complete blood count

Hypochromia (or hypochromasia) – Presence of pale red blood cells that lack hemoglobin and are small in size (microcytosis). Generally signals anemia due to iron deficiency.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer: This is a malignant tumour made up of many cancerous cells. It should be noted that breast cancer is not the most common cause of breast pain, as patients of this disease are often asymptomatic.