As women get older their risk continues. Many factors that contribute to the risk of breast cancer, such as the history of breast cancer in your family, or close relatives. “Researchers are investigating genes that may be related to breast cancer, and they are examining whether smoking or estrogen levels influence that incidence of the disease” (N.W hospital 1). However, some women who have one or more risk factors may not get diagnosed with breast cancer, but most women who don’t have any risk factors get diagnosed with the disease. Today there are many risks that go along with Breast Cancer,some can not be changed but some can be stoped.
There is not ... ... middle of paper ... ... cells in the body, but also come with different side effects. For example, the drug Taxol has been shown to greatly decrease the amount of leukemia in patients but comes with side effects that include numbness, white patches, fever, etc (Hortobagyi 1991). Society puts a lot of pressure on women to be aware of breast cancer, and to do everything in their power to save their breasts. But this is not always the best option. Being a woman myself and having to deal with “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” is a little bit annoying.
Learning that breast cancer is one of the most curable cancers makes me so selfishly upset. If she had been less resistant about getting regular check-ups and taking care of her body, I believe she would still be alive. It’s not effective to think about “what ifs” because I can’t change what happened; however, I wish she were still here.
(taylor, 2013). Most of the time Pain less breast lump is first signs of breast cancer but all the lumps are not cancers. In First, breast cancer spreads in lymph glands in the armpit and may develop a lump and later it will spread other parts of the body (Kenny, 2012). 2.2.2 Changes to be aware about breast cancer: • Growth or swelling of the breast • Any discharge from the nipple except breast milk • Irritation of skin or lumpiness • Changes in Nipples like turning inwards, redness, pain. (american cancer society, 2014) Women needs to know how she can reduce breast cancer and what she can do to reduce the risk factor of breast cancer.
It is a disease that does not distinguish between race, religion and social status. In more recent cases, many young women are being diagnosed with aggressive forms of breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer found in women today; without the proper knowledge, prevention, and treatment of the disease, it will continue to affect women and few men in the community. The research paper will be based on three key points of interest; (1) Understanding breast cancer; (2) Staging and proper diagnosis of breast cancer; (3) Medical advances in preventions and cures. It will address the many causes and risks factors, a scientific system for diagnosing, as well as showcase any new treatments that may be beneficial to the cancer community.
They concluded that up to 40 percent of women who were diagnosed with breast cancer underwent unnecessary mastectomies. These mastectomies, whether necessary or not may lead to women to undergo breast augmentation surgery. Other women have always felt that their breasts were too small, and out of proportion ... ... middle of paper ... ...o have had breast implants often cannot get health insurance because they have an increased risk of illness. If a woman is able to obtain health insurance she may have to pay a higher premium because of her past plastic surgery history. After learning of the negative consequences that may, and probably will arise from breast implants, it is surprising that so many women are still getting them.
When breast cancer is aggressive, it starts in the breast glands but grows into breast tissue. There are many treatments of breast cancer, there is no cure found yet. However they are effective treatments out there to handle breast cancer patients. Breast cancer treatments will depend on what type of breast cancer you have developed, also where your cancer has spread. The breast cancer patient would work with their doctor to come up with a plan that 's best for them to improve their health.
When doctors test for breast cancer, they look for lumps found in the lymph nodes located in the armpits. Other signs of breast cancer are the thickening of the breast tissue, one breast become bigger then the other, the nipple change shape and location. Also, if women have a constant pain in parts of their breast can be a signal of breast cancer.
Many women who are affected by this type of cancer may have none of the above risk factors as well as women who have these risk factors don’t develop the disease. The most common symptom of uterine cancer is abnormal vaginal bleeding. The flow might start out as light but will gradually get heavy. Other symptoms include abnormal vaginal spotting or discharge, painful or difficult urination al... ... middle of paper ... ...with others families who have experienced the same ordeal and share what they have learned about coping with cancer and the many side effects of treatment. Overall cancer is a disease that can change a person’s world completely.
Swift action must be taken to eradicate breast cancer in America and throughout the world now. Many promising options exist in the fight against breast cancer, yet none has the potential to have a greater effect then stem cell research. Today, the exact cause of breast cancer is still somewhat of a mystery. Therefore, prevention options are very limited. Women with a family history of breast cancer, or who are overweight, or smoke and use alcohol, or who have their first full term pregnancy after thirty, or who are never pregnant, or have either an early start or late end to menstruation are just a few of the women who may be exposed to breast cancer at some point throughout her life span.