Breast Cancer by Rachel martindale

breast cancer is caused by abnormal genes passed from parent to child.

It was first notated in 1500 BC suggested that cancer was caused by the excess of black bile. In appearance of the breast cancer too black, hard tumors are seen that burst forth if left untreated to yield a black fluid.

For the US it is 93 out of 100,000. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in 2012. Breast Cancer is knows everywhere throughout the world.

Non hispanic white and non hispanic black have the most number of breast cancer for every 100,000 women
The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancer, but breast cancers can be tender, soft, or rounded. They can even be painful. For this reason, it is important to have any new breast mass or lump or breast change checked by a healthcare provider experienced in diagnosing breast diseases. Some other symptoms are Swelling of all or part of a breast even if no distinct lump is felt skin irritation or dimpling breast or nipple pain, nipple retraction turning inward, redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin, nipple discharge.

The disease is diagnosed by having your doctor will order a series of tests on the cancer and nearby tissues to create a profile of how the breast cancer looks and behaves. Some of these tests are done after the initial biopsy removal of tissue sample for testing, others in the days and weeks after lumpectomy or mastectomy. Each time testing is done, your doctor receives a report of results from the laboratory. All of these lab reports together make up your complete pathology report.

The disease is being treated by having Your integrated team of breast cancer experts will use advanced diagnostic tests and tools to evaluate the disease, and plan your individualized treatment. Throughout your treatment, we'll use imaging and laboratory tests to track the size of the tumors, monitor your response to treatment, and modify your plan when needed.

Did you know that 1 in 5 people diagnosed with breast cancer have the KRAS-variant, an inherited gene mutation that provides powerful, life-saving information about an individual’s additional cancer risk, as well as information on how they will respond to specific cancer treatments. You may be eligible for one of several studies that determines if you have the KRAS-variant, information that can be used to help you make the best decisions for you health.

The genetic pattern inheritance is the best-known genes linked to breast cancer are BRCA1 and BRCA2 . While everyone has these genes, some have an inherited mutation in one or both. Having a BRCA gene mutation increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

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