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.
When breast cancer spreads it is called metastatic breast cancer. If it is a benign tumor it is non cancerous, will not spread, but could damage some tissue. They are also not life- threatening and can be removed, which they rarely grow back. Breasts are glands that can produce milk. There are two main types of breast cancer, ductal carcinoma and lobular carcinoma.
When a malignant tumor increases in size, it compromises the organ which it is increasing. When more and more tumors start developing in that organ, the organ fails and the body will not survive. Cancer can affect the Pancreas, Lungs, Liver , Brain, etc. To prevent breast cancer it is important to have diagnostic procedures like Mammograms, Skin examinations, etc A malignant breast tumor may be removed by taking the immediate area that surrounds the mass or it can be removed by taking the complete breast. If the cancer cells have not spread throughout the body, or at least to another organ, you should be able to call yourself an survivor .
Inheritance of breast cancer is not the cause for most breast cancer patients (American Cancer Society, 2011). Some changeable lifestyle factors can attribute to breast cancer.... ... middle of paper ... ...% (Kluger and Park, 2013). This drop in risk percentages definitely display why her choice was beneficial. Also, there are reconstructive surgeries offered after a mastectomy (Kluger and Park, 2013). If a female family member of mine had an increase in breast cancer risk, I would first recommend that she and a doctor evaluate the cause of the increased risk.
Prevention and early detection provide the best defenses to breast cancer. As for the latest run of the anti-antiperspirant cancer scare, there is no scientific validation of the claims, nor are they backed by the American Cancer Society. While there are questions, most experts consider antiperspirants safe to use; it just helps to know there are other options available. Besides, going natural may work for some; for others, a good dose of antiperspirant is worth the risk.
A mammography is an X-ray testing of the breast that can detect breast cancer at an early stage. If the cancer gets caught early enough, there are greater chances of curing the breast cancer in a less painful stage, just like any other cancer. The earlier you catch any type of cancer, the better off you will be. According to Time Magazine, there has been new research that shows if you exercise on a regular basis, even a little just like walking, that could r... ... middle of paper ... ...e type and the stage of cancer. Cancer treatments may be chemotherapy which is medicines that kill the cancer cells, radiation therapy which destroys the dangerous tissue, or surgery to remove the cancerous tissue.
One battle that is not easy to fight, but winning the battle is worth it all is breast cancer. The reason I chose to write about breast cancer is because my aunt who means a lot to me was diagnosed with it a few years ago. Many people hear and discuss about breast, but they do not what it means and why it is important. When a tumor that is malignant is found in the cells in the breast and its spreads through the surrounding tissues in the breast is known as breast cancer. Most women are not usually alert if they have the disease because they do not know how to check for lumps in their breasts.
Unfortunately, the evidence in the oil’s claim is not apparent to women when reading its advertisement. By examining the rhetorical components of the advertisement it reveals the creditability of the author to be low. Likewise, the advertisement unsuccessfully motivates women to buy the oil by appealing to the emotion around breast cancer. The Healthy Girls Breast Oil website is not effective in using the fallacies of: false cause, either/or, and appeal to emotion to convince women to buy their product to stop breast cancer. False cause is used when two events occur close together in time and connect a cause.
A harmful BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation can be inherited from a person’s mother or father. Apart from these two main genes, there are also other genes which are responsible for predisposition to breast cancer, but not so much as BRCA1 and BRCA2... ... middle of paper ... ...s and hence would not be able to evade the immune system. • CONCLUSION : Cancer is still a major threat to humanity. Every year it causes a large number of deaths. Breast cancer and cervical cancer are a leading cause of death in women in the western countries.
These drugs are basically designed to flow through the body’s circulatory system, and then search for and destroy cancerous cells. Chemotherapy has about the same success rate as radiation therapy. In conclusion, breast cancer is one of the most deadly cancers known to women around the world. Risk factors show who may be prone to developing the sickness, and as time goes by, more detection and treatment methods are developed. Hopefully one day, a cure can be found to eradicate this, and all cancers, but until that day, women will still have to deal with the detection, and treatment of breast cancer.