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Published: Fri, October 06, 2017
Medical | By Garry George

Five Things Everyone Should Know About Breast Cancer

Five Things Everyone Should Know About Breast Cancer

But men do have a small amount of breast tissue behind their nipples and this is where breast cancer can develop.

This year alone, more than 252,000 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S.

Dr. Maria Elena Martinez, co-lead of the Reducing Cancer Disparities Program at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, said that both nature and nurture are driving the trend.

"I wish to emphasise that breast cancer is becoming more and more common in Samoa and every girl and woman is encouraged to keep vigilant". In Patna in Bihar, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences' (AIIMS) radiotherapy department has launched an awareness campaign on Breast Cancer so as to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness month. Clinical and self-breast exams are important in the detection of breast cancer.

"However, breast cancer is a notable exception and there is evidence that breast cancer occurs more frequently among affluent populations".

But improved treatments and early detection are producing promising results, because fatalities from the cancer have dropped nearly 40 percent between 1989 and 2015. These results suggested a connection between HRT and increased breast cancer risk.

Women under 40 with a first degree relative (mother, sister, or child) with breast cancer should begin screening 10 years before the relative's age of diagnosis or at age 40, whichever comes first.

In another article by Paddock published in August she discusses research that claims that a diagnosis of high cholesterol is tied to lowering breast cancer risk.

Elizabeth Hurley wears many hats - actress, model, bikini designer - but the role that has always been the closest to her heart is being the Global Ambassador for Estée Lauder's breast cancer campaign, BCA. Interestingly, Chagpar adds, most breast cancers are not tender; and most painful breast masses don't hurt. Centra is joining the Irish Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer, as stores in Tipperary get their cups at the ready for "Cups against cancer" coffee mornings.

Symptoms of breast cancer include lumps in the breast, changes to the surface of the breast such as indentations, nipple discharge and skin pulling or puckering.

"We have also got a lot of local resources who are coming in to offer opportunities to all of those people that come along", she said.

In 2006, Jaros said his sister-in-law and best friend lost her battle with cancer, and he had a special request of the participants.

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