Breast Cancer

Roxanne Brown

Causes/Signs


Breast Cancer is the uncontrolled reproduction of abnormal cells beginning in breast tissue, usually in the lining of the milk ducts or in the milk glands, leading to the tumor development. The cancer cells may infect nearby normal tissue or spread throughout the body. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it’s more common for women to have. Genetic, indirect, and lifestyle factors all have roles in causing breast cancer. However, more than 70% of women with breast cancer have no known risk factors. All cancers are thought to be caused by changes in genes that affect proteins that control metabolic actions, especially genes and proteins that control cell division. Genetic factors appear to be the most important cause of breast cancer. About 20%-30% of women with breast cancer have a family history of the disease. About half of breast cancer in women from families with a high rate of breast cancer have mutations affecting the genes that normally produce proteins that protect against cancer. There are usually no warning of early breast cancer. A hard, usually painless lump in the breast or armpit that has uneven edges may be the first warning. Other warnings may be a change in the size, shape, or feel of a breast or nipple, such as redness. Nipple retraction or a nipple clearance.

Treatment

Treatment depends on the type and stage of the cancer, whether it is hormone-sensitive and whether it over-expressed. Which means extra definition of a gene by producing too much of its effect or product. A mix of treatments, radiation, lumpectomy which is removal of the breast lump or mastectomy which is removal of part or all of the breast and possibly nearby structures. Chemotherapy and/or hormone or cure therapies, may be used in an good arrangement. Mammography and different tests are continued following treatment.

The treatment goal for stages is to cure the cancer, that is, to destroy it and prevent it from reappear.The goal from stage breast cancer is to help warnings and extend life.
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Prognosis

The goal from stage breast cancer is to help warnings and extend life.Prognosis means the likely courses of a disease.Prognosis depends on the type and stage of the breast cancer, however, between 1990 and 2013, death rates fell by 34%. Earlier stages with little or Lymph node means each of a number of small swelling in the sluggish system, involvement have very high survival rates. Although the cancer can reappear, tamoxifen which is a drug used to treat breast cancer which has cut the risk of ER-positive breast cancer return by about 50%.

Personal Statement

So you can be aware if you have breast cancer and make sure you understand the signs and symptoms and the treatments. Also understand that you can get this cancer from Genetics. Why I did breast cancer was because on my dad side of the family many people had cancer and two of my Aunts had Breast Cancer. My Aunt Rosanne which I was named after died of breast Cancer and My Aunt Harriett is a survivor of Breast Cancer.