Breast Cancer By tyler

Description of Breast cancer

Breast cancer starts in the cell of the breast. A cancerous tumour is a group of cancer cells that can grow into and destroy nearby tissue.

Description of symtoms

Breast cancer in its early stages might not show any signs or symptoms. signs and symptoms often appear when the tumor grows large and can be felt as a lump in the breast. Some other signs of breast cancer are and can be lumps in your armpit, Changes in the shape or size of breast, discharge that comes out of the nipple without squeezing it or that it has blood in it.

Possible causes

There arn't certain risk factors for why you might get breast cancer, but one possibility could be from drinking too much.

Prevention

Some ways to prevent getting breast cancer are that you should get daily exercise in you, aim to have a healthy diet to keep in shape, and if you smoke then you should stop.

Breast Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy is highly recommended for breast cancer. Chemotherapy is usually several medicines mixed all together. Some examples of medicines are: Carbonplatin, Cyclophosphamide, Doxonrubcin and gemcitabine.

Diagnosed

A biopsy is done when mammograms, or a physical exam shows a breast change that may be cancer. A biopsy is the only way to know for sure if its cancer.

People most likely to get Breast cancer

Breast cancer is a higher known cancer. Breast cancer is more likely to happen to female because there breast cells are exposed to the female hormones. Breast cancer mainly occurs to females at age 50 up to 70. And the people that have a higher chance of getting breast cancer is if you do any of the risk factors. But even if you don't do any of the factors you still have a chance of getting kt because its so common. About 1 of 8 U.S women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the coarse of her lifetime.

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Created with images by Steve Snodgrass - "Breast Cancer Public Art"

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