03-11-2019

Breast Cancer Introduction

Breast Cancer Introduction In 1985 about 38,000 women died of breast cancer. Although the number of new cases of breast cancer has risen over the la...

03-11-2019

Who Gets Breast Cancer

The cause of breast cancer remains unknown, and, like other cancers, it is thought to develop in response to a number of interrelated factors. The mos...

03-11-2019

The Structure Of Breast

For a better understanding of all aspects of breast care, women should know the basics of breast anatomy and function. Throughout the ages, the fem...

03-11-2019

Breast Self Examination

Every woman should know her own breasts. Perhaps 90 percent of all breast cancer is discovered first by the woman herself, or by her sexual partner. B...

03-11-2019

Role Of Mammography

Although monthly breast self-examination and periodic physical examination by a physician are important, most experts now agree that they are not enou...

03-11-2019

Minimizing Radiation Exposure

The increased emphasis on mammography has been accompanied by advances in the X-ray equipment and techniques used to reduce radiation exposure. For ex...

03-11-2019

Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer

A diagnosis of breast cancer can be established only by a biopsy and microscopic examination, although less invasive techniques like mammography and p...

03-11-2019

Types Of Breast Cancers

There are several different kinds of invasive breast cancer, as well as tiny noninvasive carcinomas in situ, which may or may not progress to an invas...

03-11-2019

Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

Breast cancers grow at widely differing rates shows the size in centimeters. The fastest can double in size in about thirty days; the slowest doubles ...