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    Female Breasts

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    Female Breasts In many works of art throughout history, female breasts have been featured prominently and in the nude. The symbolic meaning credited to the breast was usually associated with fertility and nourishment, both spiritual and physical, and in the wider sense, with life. Eroticism, nourishment, abundance, expression, feminine power, as well as feminine subservience, are different contradicting themes of the breast played out in time. Different reiterating views of its importance and

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    Breast Cancer

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    Breast Cancer Chromosome 17 and BRCA1 Among the most common diseases affecting the female population, breast cancer develops in one of every eight American women. This means that almost 200,000 women suffer from the disease each year. Doctors would advise women to take necessary precautions, such as routine surveillance, in order to ensure a life without obtaining this disease prior to understanding any genetic linkage of breast cancer. Although many external factors contribute to breast

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    Breast Cancer

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    Breast cancer will strike one in every eight American women. This makes it the most common cancer in woman. Approximately 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Of that number, 40,000 will die from breast cancer each year. (Journal of Environmental Health 2003) Breast cancer is just one type of cancer. Cancerous cells are cells that grow without the normal system of controls placed upon them. Breast cancer develops from the mammary ducts 80% of the time. The other 20% of the time

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    Breasts in public

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    already enjoy them- well, at least in the developed countries. Women have the right to show their breasts in public, but majority of them decide not to. What is pulling them back? Is it really them who decide or an “anonymous power” who is responsible for this unconscious reinforcement? (Bartky,88). Based on the Breast of Intentions, Swedish Women Shed Bikini Tops in Pool Campaign and Dixon-Muir’s Breast Test articles in the course pack, there are certain reasons why majority of women choose not to

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    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

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    Breast Cancer

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    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, it accounts for one of every three diagnoses in the United States. Breast cancers are malignancies, life threatening tumors that develops in one or both breasts. A female breast consists of fatty and fibrous connective tissues. The interior of the breast is divided into about twenty different sections called lobes. Each of the lobes is further divided in to lobules, which are structures that contain small milk-producing glands. These glands

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    Breast Reflection

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    What is breast revision? Getting your breasts enhanced is a very important decision to be made and requires careful consideration of all the factors especially on the surgeon who will perform the procedure. We have all heard of stories of breast procedures gone awry and Dr. Alan Serure of Miami understands the impact that this has not only on a woman’s appearance but on her self-image as well. With this in mind, we are offering breast revision procedures in our office in Miami to help correct the

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    Breast Reconstruction

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    Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction is not a simple procedure. Reconstruction of a breast is done when the natural breast has to be removed due to cancer or other diseases. Breast removal is referred to as mastectomy. The best candidates are women whose cancer has been eliminated by breast removal. Women with other health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure or smoking, may be advised to wait. Surgeons are now able to create a breast that can come close to looking like a natural breast. Reconstruction

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    Breast Cancer Genes

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    The Questions Surrounding the Breast Cancer Genes The process of unraveling the mysteries of the human genome creates enormous possibilities in the world of science. Knowing where on our chromosomes a specific gene lies allows scientists to look inside the human body with more intensity than any X-ray could ever achieve. By analyzing the genetic make-up of human beings, scientists can track diseases back to their most fundamental stages. In recent years, scientists have discovered two genes

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    Male Breast Cancer

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    “The term “breast cancer” refers to a malignant tumor that has developed from cells in the breast” (Breast Cancer,n.d). What society does not realize, is that men have breasts. If men can have abnormal cell growths in the breast, they are except-able to breast cancer as well. Men need to be aware of the prevention, diagnoses, and treatments for male breast cancer. Society links breast cancer to women, but what about the males in our society? Males have breast tissues,'' Boys' and men's bodies

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