Thursday, October 21, 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Do I have one?

Women in different countries all over the world suffers from this cancer every year. There are 519,000 of deaths in 2004 and still increasing every day. Having diagnostic examination can have a better chance beating the disease if you are over 40 years old.

Testing methods to find the cancer include clinical breast examination, mammography, and other imaging equipments. Screening may find cancers early, when they are easy to treat.

Breast cancer has different symptoms, from lumps to swelling to skin changes. Many breast cancer patients doesn't have a symptoms at all. Sometimes it may result to infections like cyst.

When a symptom appears then it must be taken seriously by the doctors and the patients because it may be too late if not treated at an early stage of the cancer.

Information on specific breast conditions and changes, including how these changes are detected, diagnosed and treated. Explains that while most breast changes are not cancer, all breast changes need to be checked by a doctor. Helps women understand the next steps after an abnormal mammogram result, and includes a list of questions to help women talk with their doctor about these issues.



Anonymous said...

are there any other tips about herbal medicine or any natural ones?

Freddy said...

good to know

chups said...

definately important to get checked out every so often

amBored said...

god damn cancer

rbtb said...

while breast cancer awareness is fine, because of the campaigning over the recent years so many people now know about it. Prostate and bowel cancer are now bigger threats and people must be made aware of it :)

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