Breast Cancer

Lacey Latch, Alexa Bakey, Julia Kaffl

Signs + Symptoms

Signs include lumps on the breasts is a dangerous sign. The mass just keeps growing as time goes by. clear liquid leaks out of the boob. lumps found in lymph located in armpits.

Causes

  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Lack of Diet and exercise
  • Infection
  • Radiation exposure
  • Heredity
  • Hormones
  • Physical Agents

Short and Long Term Effects

Loss of Hair

Fatigue

Self esteem drops

Pain

Menopause

Treatment

Radiation therapy

Chemotherapy

Surgery:

Mastectomy- Removal of the whole breast.

Quadrantectomy- Removal of one quarter of the boob.

Lumpectomy- Removal of the small part of the breast.

Medication-chemotherapy