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Breast Treatment Of Breast Cancer

- The majority of ancient documents, breast cancer is discussed and described due to its nature of being visible. Resulting from the lack of autopsies in ancient times, internal organs affected by cancer were invisible to the medicine of that period. However, breast cancer was visible through the skin, and when it was in advanced stages it resulted in fungating lesions. With the fungating lesions the tumor would die from the inside, making it to appear like it has broken up causing the skin to ulcerate all the while a dark fluid coming out from it....   [tags: Breast cancer, Breast, Cancer, Mammography]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- Breast Cancer Facts and Research Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. The signs of breast cancer might include a change in the breast size, dimpling of the skin on your body, a lump in the breast, fluid coming from the breast nipple, or ever red patchy skin around the breast. When the breast cancer spreading, there might be swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, yellow skin or bone aches. Women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 chance of evolving an aggressive form of breast cancer during their lifetime....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Breast]

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Cancer : What Is Breast Cancer?

- Cancer: What is Breast Cancer. Cancer is the assigned name to a group of related diseases. All types of cancer are the malignant growth of abnormal cells that spread to surrounding tissues. Cancer can start anywhere in the human body. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breast. Breast cancer is more common among women; however, man can also get breast cancer. Background Information Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed life-threatening cancer in women. It is also the leading cause of cancer death among women....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- 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....   [tags: Cancer, Chemotherapy, Breast cancer, Breast]

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Research Paper on Breast Cancer

- According to the American Cancer Society, Each year, more than 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer; furthermore Twelve percent of all women will contract the disease, and 3.5% of them will die from breast cancer (American Cancer Society, 2005). There are risk factors that may lead to breast cancer. There are 4 stages of breast cancer and several treatments, although treatments vary from types and stages of breast cancer. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women who are 40 to 55 years old (Breast Cancer, 2009).Cancer occurs when cells divide uncontrollably....   [tags: Breast Cancer]

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The Prevention Of Breast Cancer

- Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast tissue grow and divide without normal control. The continued growth of cells forms a lump or mass called a tumor. Tumors can then be either classified as benign or malignant which influence the regulation of the cell growth on surrounding tissues. Breast cancer is commonly viewed as a single disease, but the disease has variation among tumor size, location in the breast, or presence/absence of estrogen receptors. Incidence of breast cancer globally has risen due to increased urbanization, and life expectancy....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Breast, Estrogen]

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Breast Lift Surgery : Rewrite

- Breast Lift Surgery – Rewrite Most women want to have firm, perky and sexy breasts because it makes them feel good about themselves. However, over the years, factors such as aging, breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, heredity, gravity and others can have a toll on their breasts causing them to lose firmness and change shape. Sagging breasts are not only unsightly, but also cause embarrassment and to women. As a result, some are willing to go to any length to get their strong and firm breasts back....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast, Breast reduction]

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The Prevention Of Breast Cancer

- Breast cancer is a disease where malignant cancer cells begin to form inside the tissues of the breast. These cells are then damaged and start invading the tissue of the surrounding area. However, with early detection followed by treatment most patients go on to live a normal life. Breast cancer is most common in women, but can also be found in men too. Previous years show that each year approximately 220,000 women from the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer; 40,000 of these will die....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer Awareness

- I chose to write about breast cancer because this is breast cancer awareness month and I have lost several family members to this disease. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breast. The breast consists of glands that make breast milk and ducts or small tubes that carry the milk from the glands to the nipple. The milk glands or fatty tissue are the area’s most likely to develop cancerous cells. There are some rarer cases of breast cancer and it is called stromal tissue. Breast cancer may also be found in the lymph nodes and in the underarm....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : An Horrible Disease

- “Just take my hand, together we can do it, I’m gonna love you through it.” (I’m Gonna Love You Through It- Martina McBride). Breast cancer is an awful disease that will change your life in a single moment. ”Everything in my life was turned upside-down. I really had a wonderful life; A husband, three children. And breast cancer came along and just smashed my world” (Janelle’s Journey). Breast cancer is an aggressive war that takes a great amount of fighting to survive. “You go from being perfectly healthy, to feeling like, ‘okay, I’m dying’....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Cancer staging]

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Different Types Of Benign Breast

- The breast is a muscle connected to the chest wall made up of fatty tissues containing milk-forming glands that drain into the breast ducts during breast-feeding, and then leave the ducts through the nipple (Newson et al). These glands can decrease or increase in number and size. Breast lumps or cysts can form in various tissues or components that make up the breast. The English diction cyst comes from the Ancient Greek word kystis, meaning “bladder” or “pouch”. A cyst is an organ or cavity containing a liquid, semisolid or gaseous secretion....   [tags: Breast cancer, Breast, Needle aspiration biopsy]

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Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer During Women With Dense Breasts

- Results PubMed, CINAHL, and MEDLINE had a combined total of 5,997 general articles for the study. Along with the independent search we narrowed it down to 15 articles that fit the inclusion criteria. The results of this systematic review include multiple studies comparing mammography to traditional ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast cancer in women with dense breasts. The data and table below is a summary of the studies found using the three medical databases and other systematic reviews. In the first database used, a study was found that was conducted by Brem et al (2015) where 15,318 women were eligible to participate....   [tags: Mammography, Breast cancer, Breast, Cancer]

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Breast Cancer And Its Causes And Effects

- This is paper that I will be telling you about will tell you about breast cancer and its symptoms, how to tell if you have breast cancer, and its causes and effects, and it 's facts about breast cancer. Breast cancer happens when the cells in the breast divide and grow without their normal control. Tumors in the breast grow slowly, but some tumors can grow faster. Between 50 and 75 percent of breast cancers start in the milk ducts and 10 to 15 percent begin in the lobules and a few begin i n other breast tissues....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Oncology]

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Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer During Women With Dense Breasts

- PubMed, CINAHL, and MEDLINE had a combined total of 5,997 general articles for the study, and was then narrowed down to 15 articles that fit the inclusion criteria. The results of this systematic review include multiple studies comparing mammography to traditional ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast cancer in women with dense breasts. The data and table below is a summary of the studies found using the three medical databases. In the first database used, a study was found that was conducted by Brem et al, 15,318 women were eligible to participate....   [tags: Mammography, Breast cancer, Breast, Cancer]

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The Problem of Dense Breast Tissue

- There are several confusing topics for women when it comes to their breast health such as how often they should be screened with a mammogram, what age to start getting their mammograms, or how often they should have a mammogram. One of the newer discussions that has emerged recently is if women should be told that they have dense breast tissue. Several states have even moved a step further and are mandating that women be told this information. I believe that the states should go beyond this when passing the law and require insurance companies to pay for supplemental testing of these women who fall into this category and have additional risk factors....   [tags: MQSA, mammogram,breast tissue]

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Breast Cancer And Its Effects On Women

- breast Get to know it. Know what your breast Breast also known as mammary glands. They are accessory organs that both male and female do have, but it protrudes a lot more on women because women breast contains a mass amount of adipose tissue compared to men. Due to puberty, the estrogen levels on women progresses and the breast are then developed. Mammary glands mostly scene as a big part of the female reproductive system mainly because after giving birth to a new born, the woman lactates and the milk is secreted to provide as a food supplement for the child....   [tags: Oncology, Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Breast Cancer

- Description of Disease Although cancer is often thought of as a single disease, the term actually refers to a group of related diseases that begin in the cells (The Mayo Clinic, 2012, p. 18). According to the Canadian Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of death from cancer in Canadian women (Canadian Cancer Society 's Advisory Committee on Cancer Statistics., 2015). Breast cancer is a common term for a cancerous tumor that starts in the cells that line the ducts (ductal carcinoma) and lobes (lobular carcinoma) of the breast (The Mayo Clinic, 2012, pp....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer]

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Breast Cancer : The Most Common Cancer

- For anyone who has had cancer or had a family member go through cancer knows that it can be a very scary thing to handle. Thankfully, much research has gone into cancer and have been able to diagnose it earlier and earlier with new and upcoming technology. Everywhere you go you see fundraisers for breast cancer. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Although men can get breast cancer, it’s most common in women. Fortunately, breast cancer survival rates have been increasing, “thanks to a number of factors such as earlier detection, new treatments and a better understanding of the disease,” (Edwards, 2014)....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Breast]

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The Treatment Of Breast Cancer

- Out of every hundred women who are diagnosed with breast cancer only one man has breast cancer which is why this paper will concentrate on the disease process in women. This is due to the more than a hundred types of cancer that have been discovered in this century the enormous medical efforts being made to fight all kinds of cancers all over the world. Doctors are now becoming more aware of the causes of these diseases. By learning how the diseases can be treated, they are discovering what can be done to prevent them....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Chemotherapy]

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My Reaction : Breast Cancer Speaker

- My Reaction: Breast Cancer Speaker On October 25,2016, Sue Eichler came to talk about her experience with breast cancer. She works for at an office that works with women who have breast cancer. During her discussion, I felt pretty much informed. I feel a lot more informed on the challenges, process, and understanding of those who are going through treatment and what others decide to do. I feel a lot more confident about my knowledge of breast, as my fiancé’s mother was diagnosed with it over the summer....   [tags: Breast cancer, Breast, Cancer, Puberty]

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Breast-feeding is the Best Option

- Breast-feeding is a process that involves an infant suckling its mother’s breast in order to get some milk. Breast milk can sometimes be substituted with baby formula for a number of reasons. These reasons may be death of the infant’s mother, the mother’s being a working mother and is always away, and some mothers just opt for baby formula. The formula has a number of advantages: it is readily available, cheaper, and easy to control. Breast milk is sometimes referred to as the line of equal measure between the very rich parents and the poor parents (Pryor & Kathleen, 2010)....   [tags: Health, Breast Milk]

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Breast Cancer : A Malignant Tumor

- Introduction Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. The disease occurs almost entirely in women, but men can get it, too (What is Breast Cancer, 2015). The purpose of this evaluation is to introduce the audience to breast cancer; discuss risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis; address the mind- body connection of breast cancer and suggestions for prevention and treatment; and provide an overview of breast cancer in social cognitive theory framework....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Mammography]

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Breast Cancer : An Type Of Cancer

- Breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is found to be the most common type of cancer among women. This form of cancer typically develops in the milk-producing glands within the breast tissue. With lung cancer being the most common type of cancer overall, breast cancer falls directly behind it being the second most common overall. The rigorous disease of cancer is developed when cells in the body grow uncontrollably. These cells can be mutated in some way that can also create a tumor being either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) (“What Is Breast Cancer”, 2014)....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Metastasis]

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Overview of Breast Cancer

- If you or a loved one were diagnosed with breast cancer, how would you feel. You would probably feel very afraid and worried. Breast cancer is a common and potentially deadly form of cancer that affects both men and women. There are risk factors for getting the disease and there are different types of treatment for people who have been diagnosed with the disease. There are also steps that people can take to try to prevent getting breast cancer or at least catch it early. Luckily there are many organizations working to raise awareness of the disease, to educate the public about it, and to support research about it....   [tags: lung cancer, swollen breast]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- Each year, thousands of women die due to breast cancer. Beside skin cancer and lung cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. According to the Breastcancer.org, about 1 in 8 of U.S women (about 12 %) will develop invasive breast cancer over her lifetime (Breastcancer.org, 2016). In 2015, about 30 percent of American women were diagnosed with breast cancer and in 2016, it is expected an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer to be diagnosed in women in the U.S along with 61,000 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer (Breastcancer.org, 2016)....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Metastasis, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- One major thing that interest me about the breast cancer was that is one of the most common cancer in women. For me, doing shadowing with a doctor, and assist with him to tell a patient to have breast cancer, it was a sadly and dramatically story and also see the face of the women at the moment to hear that they have breast cancer. I cannot explain it how it is so difficult to listen about the breast cancer. Breast cancer is the uncontrolled grow of cells in the breast. To be able to understand the breast cancer, it is important to know how any cancer develops....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Breast cancer, Chemotherapy]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- According to the CDC (2014), breast cancer is one of the leading cancers among woman in the U.S. Breast cancer not only affects woman but believe it or not this cancer affects males as well. Listed are some general facts about breast cancer; There is approximately 220,097 women and 2,078 men in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer. In addition, 40,931 women and 443 men in the United States died from breast cancer (CDC, 2014 ). What is breast cancer. Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Mastectomy]

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Breast Cancer : Causes And Treatments

- Breast cancer is considered the leading cause of death among women for over the course of many years, and even today breast cancer still steals the lives of thousands of women with little to no hope for cure. Breast cancer occurs due cells residing in the breast tissue grown sporadically. Breast cancer is typically found in women. However breast cancer is also not so uncommon in men, but very small percentage of men are actually diagnosed with breast cancer due to the fact that their breast do not develop and grow, according to www.cancer .org breast typically grows due to female hormones and men tend to lack female hormones so they do not grow breast which reduces the chances of breast canc...   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Metastasis]

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Causes And Treatments Of Breast Cancer

- The twentieth century has often been called as the cancer century. This is because more than a hundred types of cancer have been discovered in this century, and secondly, because enormous medical efforts were made to fight all kinds of cancers all over the world. In the early decades of the century, cancer was considered to be a fatal disease, and although many cancers remain fatal, medical therapy has developed significantly over the years such that most cancers can be treated and cured. After decades of struggling with various cancers, doctors are now becoming more aware of the causes of these diseases, how they can be treated, and what can be done to prevent them....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Metastasis, BRCA2]

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The Anatomy And Physiology Of Breast Cancer

- Receiving a verbal confirmation with a diagnosis of breast cancer can impact a woman in many ways, one of which is her sexuality. A diagnosis of breast cancer for women younger than the age of 45 years may have a greater burden on their sexuality (Trogdon, Ekwueme, Chamiec-Case and Guy, 2016) Part of how a woman identifies with her inner sexuality is with her outer physical appearance. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the anatomy and physiology of breast cancer and how it may affect the patients physical, emotional, or psychological sexual functions, and how treatments or surgeries may create sexual difficulties Breast Cancer Anatomy and Physiology The anatomy of the breast of very c...   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Sexual arousal, Breast]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- About 12% of women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, more than any other type of cancer (www.breastcancer.org, 2015). Many people lack the knowledge of how breast cancer is developed. Some people think they will not get cancer because they do not smoke cigarettes, but this is not the only cause of cancer developing in the breast. Anyone can get cancer. Everyone is potentially at risk for developing some form of Cancer (American Cancer Society, 2015). Some risk factors cannot be changed such as age, race, and gender....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging]

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The Effects Of Hiv And Breast Cancer

- The last 20 years has been of significant progress in health care science. Diseases such as HIV and breast cancer have seen a marginal drop in death rates compared to the time when there was little understanding about these diseases. HIV used to be a death sentence to those affected by the condition, however with advancement in treatment it has become a manageable chronical condition and sufferers from this condition now tend to live longer (Von, B; Amrei, et al, 2014). Survival rates for breast cancer also improved to 80% in 2001-2003 in the UK and Wales compared to 52% 30 years earlier (Passant and Borley, 2013)....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, AIDS, HIV]

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Breast Cancer : A Fatal Disease

- Cameron Vick Mr. Collie English III February 5, 2015 Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is a fatal disease with no legitimate cure that affects the lives of millions of people around the world. Breast Cancer, like other forms of cancer, exists in many different types, and some are more lethal than others. Breast Cancer can be defined as malignant cancer cells that forms in the tissues of the breast (Institute). Breast cancer is consistently the most diagnosed form of cancer among women is the United States, and has the second highest fatality rate, behind lung cancer (Breastcancer.org)....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Chemotherapy, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer At The Biological Level

- Humans are more prone to certain diseases as we age, and one of those diseases is breast cancer. The association we often make between breast cancer and women is prevalent, but we must remember that it affects a small number of the male population as well. Before learning its symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatments, we will look at cancer in its broad picture and specifically breast cancer at the biological level. Cancer is a group of more than 100 different diseases, and it is rooted in different alterations of genes within the human cells....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Metastasis]

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Breast Cancer : A Major Disease

- Breast Cancer is a major disease that affects so many people in the United States and around the entire world. This can potentially be life threatening, but there are several different treatment options that a patient can choose between. Chemotherapy works better than natural remedies for breast cancer because despite the recent push towards natural remedies, the most effective form of therapy for breast cancer is chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is better than natural remedies for cancer treatment, specifically for breast cancer, because there are more options to choose from for treatment and it has been proven to be more successful....   [tags: Cancer, Chemotherapy, Breast cancer, DNA]

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Breast Cancer : A Malignant Tumor

- Breast cancer is a malignant tumour located in breast tissue cells. There are many different types of breast cancer and they are classified under two varieties: non-invasive and invasive. Non-invasive tumours are named as in situ as they are local to the point of origin; ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and lobule carcinoma in situ (LCIS). Invasive tumours are cancers that have spread to the surrounding tissues and can both be found in the ducts or lobules of the breasts. The ducts in the breast are the tubes that carry the milk from the gland to the nipple for breastfeeding while the lobules are the glands that produce and store the milk....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Carcinoma in situ]

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The Prevention Of Breast Cancer Prevention

- Advocacy Campaign Breast cancer continues to be one of the leading causes of death in women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). Many current programs have contributed to early screening and detection. However, more advocacy is needed to help drive down prevalence. This paper will review policy implementation related to the adoption of mandated cancer screening, minimization of out-of-pocket expenses, and investments in population-based effectiveness research. Moreover, tactics that facilitate policy optimization through the use of current legislation and lobbying opportunities in Michigan will be explored....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Mammography, Lobbying]

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Causes And Treatments Of Breast Cancer

- About 1 in 8 U.S, women, which is about 12%, will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lives. Breast cancer is a rising concern, but with the right information and facts, a life can be saved. Although death rates have decreased since 1989, about 40,000 women are expected to die from breast cancer in the year 2014 Surgery is one of the traditional ways of treating breast cancer. Depending on the size and location of the patient’s tumor as well as the age and how fit the patient is will depend on if they are a candidate for surgery....   [tags: Cancer, Chemotherapy, Oncology, Breast cancer]

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A Study On Breast Cancer

- Breast cancer is a cancer that is associated with the gene BRCA2, this gene can be inherited and is autosomal dominant. One mutated allele can lead to a predisposition to the cancer associated with the BRCA2 gene (Ford et al., 1998). A BRCA2 mutation can be inherited from either of the affected individual’s parents (Breast Cancer). The estimated percentage of those who develop cancer as a result of an inherited mutated allele is 5–10% (Ford et al., 1998). BRCA2 carriers have a 50% to 85% chance of developing breast cancer and a 16% to 60% risk of developing ovarian cancer; the highest risk percentage is for those individuals that are of an older age (Easton et al., 1997)....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, DNA, BRCA2]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Breast Cancer

- Chemotherapy outcomes can be very rewarding, but may also have several risks throughout the duration of the treatment or even after. I know firsthand, lives can be saved by this type of treatment. My grandmother is a breast cancer survivor. I watched her suffer and undergo chemotherapy and, in the end, she came out on top, but there are many lifelong side effects that come as a package deal with chemotherapy. Some women that develop breast cancer will receive chemotherapy or be offered it and must weigh the risks and benefits....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Breast cancer]

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Breast Cancer Gene : Brca2

- Breast cancer gene: BRCA2 gene I am writing this paper about the BRCA2 gene. I choose this topic because, earlier this year, my friend?s mother died due to breast cancer. That made me gain more interest in trying to know more about carcinogens and other cancer causative agents when I came across the gene of interest. The BRCA2 is known as the Breast Cancer gene found in the species Homo sapiens. The normal function of the BRCA2 gene is to provide instructions for making a protein that acts as a tumor suppressor....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, DNA, BRCA1]

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The Treatment Of Breast Cancer

- Breast cancer is one type of cancer that has been in my family. One of my family members that had it, is dear and close to my heart. She fought for the longest time to keep getting better through all the chemo and the radiation that she went through to get rid of the cancer. She fought and fought, but she received treatments and was getting better for a while. When she was going through the treatments, if I or anyone in my family were sick and wanted to go see her, we had to wear a mask, so that we would not get her sick....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Mastectomy]

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The And Breast Cancer Treatment

- Scholarly scientific and peer-reviewed journals are often viewed as credible sources other scientists and researchers make references when writing dissertations or research reports. However, in order to gain credibility from academia it is essential to follow certain guidelines and organization when writing a scientific paper. From the given scientific paper regarding GNPs and breast cancer treatment, I observed several sections that are imperative to the completeness and persuasiveness of the paper....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Peer review]

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What Is Breast Cancer?

- What is breast cancer. Breast Cancer, a very common type of cancer in women, is a disease; cancer cells are found in breast tissue in the malicious. Each breast consists of 15-20 segments, which can be divided into still smaller units. Thin tubes called ducts connect the glandular lobes and lobules. The most common breast cancer is ductal cancer. It is found in the cells of the milk ducts. Cancer emanating from the glands or glandular lobes is called lobular carcinoma. The lobular carcinoma is more often found in both breasts than other types of breast cancer....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, African American]

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Breast Cancer Treatments : The Evolution

- Breast Cancer Treatments: The Evolution What is breast cancer. Breast cancer is the abnormal growth and division of cells in the breasts. The result of these cells being present can destroy the surrounding tissue in the breast that can easily spread throughout the body. The blood or lymph fluid can start the process of the cells to spread in the body. Breast cancer is mostly found in women. “One out of eight women will have breast cancer in their lifetime.” (“Gel”) Breast cancer can cause death or illness if not treated properly or quickly....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Breast cancer, Bone marrow]

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Breast Cancer Among Women

- Breast cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the tissue of the breast and spread to the surrounding area of the breast. This cancer most normally begins from the inner lobules of the breast, which are called the ducts and is better known as the part of the breast that makes milk. After a woman develops cancer, she is tested to determine what type of cancer she has and which treatment is best for her. Some treatments for cancer are surgery, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy and radiation. In the present day, surgery is nevertheless the best choice when dealing with breast cancer....   [tags: Cancer, Disease, Breast, Women, Information]

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Breast Cancer : A Common Disease

- Breast cancer starts when a cancerous tumor is found in the breast. The cancer will eventually spread to all parts of the breast, but for it to do that, it must first mature. This is why it is very smart for women to have frequent mammograms to determine if she is at risk. Cancer is incurable. Scientists are working very hard on finding either a cure or a solution to the disease. Breast cancer is a very common disease. It is a multi-dynamic disease that is also the second leading cause in death among women....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : A Long Term For A Class Of Diseases

- “Cancer is a broad term for a class of diseases characterized by abnormal cells that grow and invade healthy cells in the body. Breast cancer starts in the cells of the breast as a group of cancer cells that can invade surrounding tissues or spread to other areas of the body.” Over the course of the paper you will find information on the history of breast cancer, symptomology of breast cancer, the method of diagnosis, and the treatment breast cancer and possible outcomes. Some may find themselves asking “What is breast cancer?” well breast cancer is a disease where cancer cells form in the breast of males or females and overtime they can spread into other parts of the body, however with ear...   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : The Most Common Invasive Cancer

- “Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in females worldwide.”(Medical News Today) Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Like other cancers, it occurs because of an interaction between an environmental factor and a genetically susceptible host. Normal cells divide as many times as needed and stop. They attach to other cells and stay in place in tissues. Cells become cancerous when they lose their ability to stop dividing, to attach to other cells, to stay where they belong, and to die at the proper time....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Breast, Mastectomy]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer Among Women

- Breast cancer is of significant clinical importance, as it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women. Breast cancer statistics show one in eight women in America will develop breast cancer in their lifetime (DeSantis, Ma, Bryan, & Jemal, 2014). Traditionally white females have a higher rate of breast cancer than black women, however recently these two groups have converged to demonstrate similar rates (DeSantis et al., 2015). Survivorship following breast cancer treatment is 90% over 5 years (Howlader, Noone, & Krapcho, 2015)....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Oncology]

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Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer

- The one question that needs to be asked by women is “how can I reduce my risk of getting breast cancer?” because all women are at risk. It is very important that all women know how to lessen their chances of getting breast cancer because women are most vulnerable of developing the illness. It is estimated that over “192,370 women will be diagnosed with and 40,170 women will die” of breast cancer in the year 2009; both the number of diagnoses and deaths can be cut in half if women try to lower their risk of breast cancer (seer.cancer.org)....   [tags: Breast Cancer, risk, medical, ]

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Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

- Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breast of women and men. However, breast cancer affects women more than men. It is actually the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States (Huether & McCance, 2012). One out of every eight women will be affected by this disease (Huether &McCance, 2012). It kills more women in the United States than any other cancer except lung cancer (Huether &McCance, 2012). Breast cancer, as you are aware, is a very passionate topic for me....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Cancer staging, Oncology]

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Breast Cancer : Causes And Effects

- Breast Cancer is something that terrifies not only myself but most of the females in my family as well. My grandmother had breast cancer that caused her to passed away early. I have three aunts and many cousins that may be in danger of getting of getting breast cancer. And since most of them live in Ethiopia, Africa the incidence of the disease is higher. It is very important to me to educate myself in the causes and effects of breast cancer as well as the treatment. I want to know what possible treatment there is available for this that might help either me or anyone in my family to fight back and give us hope that we can beat it....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging, Oncology]

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Breast Feeding and Formula: Advantages and Disadvantages

- ... Also with feeding you are preventing type 2 diabetes and lesson your chances of postpartum depression. Moms are able to get a stronger bond with child especially if you feed skin to skin. Also a single can of Enfamil formula is $15. On average your child will take up to 10 cans a month give or take. In one year you would have spent roughly $1,800. By breast feeding you can save money on things your child actually does need. Not something you want your child to need because you don’t want to breast feed....   [tags: ovarian and breast cancer, production]

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Causes And Treatment Of Breast Cancer

- Breast cancer is one of the top causes of death in women and it often occurs in menopausal women and can range from age 40 and up. It starts with having a mammogram which is the initial screening, then if there is a suspected spot, the patient is called back for a biopsy. A biopsy is taken to examine if it is cancer. The doctor will then recommend if a lumpectomy or mastectomy is needed. Percutaneous ablations on women with breast cancer is not as common as having lumpectomies or mastectomies because generally doctors recommend having a lumpectomy or mastectomy done depending on the type of cancer, size, and location....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging, Oncology]

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Women Should Start Screening For Breast Cancer

- Lack of knowledge in ancient days, breast cancer has being though, as a disease of vital fluid imbalances within the body. In today’s generation, the diagnosis and screening for breast cancer has been an issue. Health professionals are undeceiving as to when women should start getting screened for breast cancer via the use of Mammogram, which is used for early detection of breast cancer, also helps in the reduction of deaths associate to the disease. Breast Screening Introduction It has been a controversial issue as to when women should start screening for breast cancer....   [tags: Breast cancer, Breast, Cancer, Mammography]

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Breast Cancer And Its Treatment

- 1. Info of the disease- breast cancer surgery The consistent spread of tumorous cells to the whole breasts is breast cancer, wherein, multiplication of tumorous or cancerous cells takes place. The breast cancer surgery is done to remove the cancerous tissues of the breasts. Medicologist throws light on how and what needs to be done to treat this type of cancer. Breast cancer awareness is one of the most important purposes of this time. Why breast cancer surgery. There are a variety of reasons as to why the surgery must be performed for the breast cancer....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging, Physician]

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Breastfeeding For Children With Milk From A Lady 's Breast

- Breastfeeding is the nourishing of children with milk from a lady 's breast. Breastfeeding is prescribed to start inside of the main hour of a child 's life and it be permitted as frequently and as much as the infant needs. An infant should be committed to being breastfed from eight to twelve times each day, each a few hours. Breastfeeding permits you and your child to openly bond specially, since breastfeeding meets both the identified with vitamins, protein, in sustenance and taking great consideration of requirements....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Milk, Breast, Breast milk]

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Causes And Treatments Of Inflammatory Breast Cancer

- Introduction Inflammatory breast cancer was mentioned in 1814 by Charles Bell who noticed the significance of a mass on the breast with skin discoloration along with pain. In the year 1887, Thomas Bryant detected an inflammation on the breast and dermal lymphatic invasion by carcinoma. In 1909, Archibald Leitch noticed the breast to be “having the appearance of an orange’s skin” (Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation, n.d.), meaning to have an unusual texture. However, it was not until 1924, that “Norman E....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Estrogen]

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Breast Feeding During The 21st Century

- Breast feeding in Public Do your child a favor and feed them breast milk, but do the people a favor and stop doing it in public. Breast feeding is making a comeback in the 21st century. American views, customs, and beliefs have changed a lot in the last 100 years making it harder for breast feeding mothers, especially in public. Women should side step breast feeding in public; there are many reasons why breast feeding should not be done in public. After World War II, breast feeding became known as something for poorer people to take up or people in developing countries and infant formula was used by the wealthy because it was very costly....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Breast milk, Lactation, Infant]

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Risk And Genetics Of Women With Breast Cancer

- The article discuss the risk and genetics of women with breast cancer. In the article womens genetic genes were tested to determine DNA methylation and the family members percentage at risk. We discovered that women who inherit mutation BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes are at a greater risk for developing breast cancer. Racial and ethnic population whose mutation in BRCA 1 gene and BRCA 2 are more common. People in other continents have a higher mutation in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2, which have a greater risk in breast cancer than any other continent....   [tags: Cancer, DNA, Breast cancer, Family]

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Breast Cancer : Disease Control And Prevention

- According to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2013, breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that in the United States in 2014, approximately 235,000 new cases were diagnosed (2,360 in men) and approximately 40,000 deaths occurred as a consequence of the disease (Crawford). Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms from breast tissue and primarily affects women....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Breast cancer, Metastasis]

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Women 's Risk Of Breast Cancer

- For women in the U.S. breast cancer death rates are higher than any other types of cancer, besides lung cancer. Breast cancer is most likely to happen in women but that does not mean that men cannot get it. About 1 in 8 US women will develop invasive breast cancer. The chance of a man getting breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000. As you can see women have a much higher rate at getting breast cancer. Breast cancer is more common in African American women than white women. African American women are more likely to die of breast cancer....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Metastasis]

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Breast Cancer Statistics : High And Rising

- Breast cancer statistics are high and rising in the United States. According to the CDC, about 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer at least once over the course of life. Breast cancer is unscrupulous type cancer that is affects both women and rarely males. BC is a disease that is developed by abnormal cells from breast tissue that has grown out of control. Breast cancer is usually diagnosed by mammograms followed by ultrasounds and biopsies of the tumors or cells that have grown in or around the breast....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Chemotherapy, Oncology]

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Breast Milk And Its Effects On Children

- When women can work rather than stay at home with their children, it may be hard for mothers to think about only breast-feeding their baby because they need to return to work. Since they will not be at home to feed their child, they may select infant formula such as Similac as an alternative to breast milk. However, while Similac may be a good alternative to breast-feeding when necessary, its benefits do not outweigh the benefits of breastfeeding. A study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, has found that the nutrients in mothers’ breast milk might help with her child’s brain development....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Breast milk, Infant formula]

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Environmental Risk Factors For Breast Cancer

- Although environmental risk factors for breast cancer can pose a variety of influential affects, these factors can be prevented or changed with policies and laws. Risk factors that individuals have less control over include social factors such as race and ethnicity. Breast cancer can ultimately affect women at any age or any race, however the rates of obtaining breast cancer are varied between race and ethnicity. Throughout various studies, there is an increased rate of breast cancer in white women compared to African or Hispanic women (Lantz et al, 2006, p....   [tags: Epidemiology, Public health, Breast cancer]

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A Real Life Us Breast Cancer

- To completely understand the US’s high standards, it is necessary to look at a real life US breast cancer survivor story. Darrelleen Lewis was diagnosed August 6, 2013 with stage 1 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC), which is the most common type of breast cancer in the US. She said that the cancer was found on a mammography and that was a biopsy was necessary to determine what exactly the spot was. Darrelleen received a called from her nurse giving her the terrifying news that she had breast cancer and she replied, “I can’t have cancer, and I’m far too busy and too stubborn to have cancer.” This just represents that no one is ever ready to get this disease and it doesn’t care who you are, it c...   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Oncology, Mastectomy]

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The Effects Of Tamoxifen And Letrozole On Breast Cancer

- Tamoxifen and letrozole have been compared to one another in their benefits to fighting breast cancer. While researching scholarly journals and medical websites, I was able to find articles to support and/or oppose either form of drug treatment. Although there has been endorsements of both in the world of breast cancer, we are going to take a more in-depth look at each and conduct a comparative analysis between these two forms of treatment. Two words that I remembered when the oncologist explained the medicinal options for my mother’s estrogen receptor (ER) - positive early onset breast cancer were tamoxifen and letrozole....   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Estrogen, Menopause]

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Breast Cancer : The Second Primary Frequent Cancer

- Breast Cancer Breast cancer is the second primary frequent cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. It can transpire in both men and women, but it is exceptionally more frequent in women. “Each year there are about 2,300 new cases of breast cancer in men and about 230,000 new cases in women” (National Cancer Institution, 2016). Breast cancer survival rates have multiplied, which is essentially due to earlier detection, an innovated personalized therapy for patients, and an enhanced perceptive of the disease....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging, Breast]

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Breast Cancer : The Pink Ribbon Campaign

- In a time where cancer is quite common it is no wonder that there has become a normalization towards female cancer patients. The normalization of cancer in females can be broken down by what we call the pink ribbon campaign complex. It is how cancer has become a cultural and social norm that once a woman is diagnosed with cancer, she becomes a warrior against her body in the fight to become a survivor and cancer free. This normalization has reached to a point where it can be seen in marketing products....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Breast cancer, Cancer]

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Breast Cancer And Its Effects On The Body

- Introduction According to many studies, Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths, after lung cancer. It occurs more commonly in woman than men, but a small percentage of men still have a risk of getting breast cancer. Breast cancer is when deadly (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breasts. In order to understand how breast cancer is formed, diagnosed, and treated, we must understand the anatomy and physiology of the breasts. Meaning we must understand the structures and parts of the breasts and their functions....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer staging, Oncology]

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Preventing Breast Cancer Through Mammograms and Sef-exams

- Because doctors warn that breast cancer is the leading killer in women; yearly mammograms and monthly self-exams are preformed. The daily routine to lower the rick of breast cancer consist of: exercise, eating healthy, and avoiding alcohol. But, what if instead, essential oil rubbed on the breasts’ everyday stopped breast cancer. In 2007 Joyce Sobotta created “Healthy Girls Breast Oil”, and claims it stops breast cancer. Unfortunately, the evidence in the oil’s claim is not apparent to women when reading its advertisement....   [tags: risk, rubbing oil on breast ]

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Breast Cancer : A Disease Of Uncontrollable Growth

- Breast cancer has been defined as a disease of uncontrollable growth of genetically altered cells originating from the tissues within the breast, which are then capable of metastasizing to other locations within the body. [1] Though mostly known to afflict predominately women and the elderly, breast cancer can afflict both sexes as well as all age groups. In 2012, 2,975,314 women and 15,499 men in the United States had or were being treated for breast cancer. Of those cases, elderly men and women 70 and older had the highest number of cases: 8,267 for men and 1,338,721 for women [2]....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, P53, Signal transduction]

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The Body Makes Breast Milk For The Infant It Created

- The body makes breast milk for the infant it created. Research continues to show that breast milk contains optimal nutrition for the growing infant. (Davidson, London, & Ladewig, 2012). The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggest infants be exclusively breast-fed for the first 6 months of life. Continuing to breast-feed until the first birthday is encouraged after introducing nutritious solid foods. (Moss & Yeaton, 2014) Research has shown that benefits are not exclusive to the infant, the nursing mother benefits as well....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Breast milk, Lactation]

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Why Should Breast Feed Or Formula Feed?

- Choosing whether to breast feed or formula feed is one of the first and most important decisions you will ever have to make for your baby. A number of health organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, and the World Health Organization recommend breast feeding as the best choice for babies. Nurses also promote and encourage breast feeding to mothers through demonstration, education and support. (5) Breastfeeding rates are on the rise across the United States and this is no surprise to many medical organizations and researchers, considering all of the important benefits it provides....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Breast milk, Infant]

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Breast Cancer And Its Effects On Society

- In a perfect world, cancer would not exist, but the best that society can do is donate toward cancer research. Unfortunately, as a whole, our society is unaware of where donations are needed and where their donations are going. The diseases with the most victims receive less donations than diseases that do not kill nearly as many. One of the biggest aspects of the misallocation of donations is the simple fact that donations are being sent to the wrong places. Childhood cancer, of all the cancers, seems to receive the least amount of donations....   [tags: Cancer, Metastasis, Breast cancer, Lung cancer]

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Breast Cancer And Cancer Stage II

- Asma is 38 years old, married and has 3 boys. She was diagnosed with breast cancer stage II in 2012. She had a lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Initially, Asma was very measured in her responses, and sought clarification of the questions. When I asked her to tell me her story of breast cancer, she was nervous and asked if there is a particular thing I need to know. I told her that I’m interested to know her story with breast cancer before, during and after breast cancer treatment....   [tags: Cancer, Cancer staging, Oncology, Breast cancer]

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Breast Cancer : Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor

- The overexpression of certain oncogenes is well documented especially in the case of breast cancers (NR). The activation of proto - oncogenes and oncogene often contribute to the cancer growth and development (Osborne, Wilson and Tripathy, 2004). The most notable oncogene in breast cancer is Human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER2). HER2, also known as HER2/neu and c- erbB-2, is a gene which encodes for the tyrosine kinase factor receptor (Menard et al,2000). HER2 overexpression is detected in 15 - 30% of breast cancer (Rakha et al., 2016; Olsson et al., 2013; Ross and Flecter,1998)....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer]

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Hilary Duff Plastic Surgery For Breast Augmentation, Rhinoplasty And Lip Enhancement

- Hilary Duff Plastic Surgery has helped her in reclaiming the title of one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses of all time. She has undergone cosmetic surgeries for breast augmentation, rhinoplasty and lip enhancement which has brought her back into the public eye. Hilary Duff Plastic Surgery has been the talk between her fans on the internet as her gorgeous and charming looks are back which were fading with age. She started her career as a Disney star character Lizzie McGuire and soon become America’s Sweetheart....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast implant, Breast]

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Breast-Feeding vs Formula

- In todays society there are so many books and online sources that can be found on the “how-to” of raising a child. The question is though, which one of the sources should be trusted enough to follow through and to implement techniques on children. For one of the most important decisions that a mother and family can make is the option of breast milk or formula. In a growing society where mothers are given dirty looks for nursing in public, or media outlets rage in disapproval to mothers that share nursing stories, it almost seems crazy not to pick up a bottle and feed a child....   [tags: education, family, mother, children, breast milk ]

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