Monday, 20 March 2017

Breast Cancer Treatment in India

Breast Cancer Treatment in India

Breast cancer Surgery

 Breast Cancer Treatment

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a malignant growth that begins in the tissues of the breast. It is one of the most common Breast cancers among women around the world. The chance of a women being diagnosed with the disease some time during her lifetime is 1 in 8. Therefore, it is important for women to be breast aware and her relative about Breast Cancer Treatment in India
1. A change in size or shape of one or both the breast
2. Redness or rash around the skin or nipple
3. Discharge from one or both the nipples
4. Lump in several parts of the breast
5. Constant pain in the breast
6. If one or both the nipples change in shape (inverted)

Risk factors of Breast Cancer:

 Breast Cancer Treatment in India

1. Family history: It increases the risk by two to three folds. Mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2 and p53 results in a very high risk of breast cancer
2. Reproductive factors: Late menopause and late age at first child birth are among the most common risk factors
3. Age: Breast cancer risk increases after a certain age (above 40)
4. Lifestyle related factors: Using oral contraceptives
5. Obesity and heavy drinking

Breast Cancer Sign & Symptoms:

The most common symptom includes

1. A Lump in the breast tissue
2. Redness of the breast
3. Change in the size or shape
4. Change in the nipple along with discharge and sometimes bleeding
5. Swelling in armpit
6. Change in the skin texture (thickening/ rigid)

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Awareness of Breast Cancer 

With awareness of Breast cancer, it could be prevented to a great extent. Some of the points to be kept in mind are:

1. Limit alcohol and stop smoking
2. Maintain a healthy weight
3. Breastfeed (if you can)
4. Make exercise a part of your life
5. Include more of cruciferous vegetables & fruits and less of red meat
6. Get yourself checked on a regular basis

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