Published: Sun, October 14, 2018
Medicine | By Rogelio Lindsey

"Breast Cancer Awareness" on Morning Energy

If diagnosed with breast cancer, treatment depends on the state of the cancer. This is the first in her four-part story.

"Everybody's got some kind of connection to cancer in general, but cancer... is so impactful through all of our communities", said Sgt. Mark Rehberg. Proceeds will help support early detection, education, support services, and research for those affected by breast cancer. Unstable and rebellious and prone to antisocial behaviour.

Talk to a doctor about your risk for breast cancer, especially if a close family member of yours had breast or ovarian cancer.

"Having dense breasts — along with other risk factors — may make MRI necessary", said Niell.

"Breast self-examination is not just for women, we are encouraging the men to get their breasts examined because men do get breast cancer", Tench-Norbal said. I hope so, and I do hope you stop and read the pages that give you - both men and women - information that can save your life. Maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet of whole foods, limiting daily alcohol intake to 6 ounces of wine, or 1 ounce of liquor for women, and participating in a daily exercise routine all help. They ask a range of questions, such as age, race, ethnic background, age of menstruation onset, number of pregnancies, history of breast disease and first-degree female relatives with breast or ovarian cancer. Helplessness or an inability to change a very stressful situation has been associated with cancer risk. She stated, "I scheduled a mammogram and I went in..." And feeling guilt or regret isn't helpful.

NEXT WEEK: The "war" on cancer - I'm not that kind of warrior.

The Breast Cancer Clinic will given women access to medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and breast cancer surgeons at one location and during one visit, it said. It is the most prevalent cancer among white and Asian women and the second most common cancer among black and coloured women.

Early detection greatly increases the chances of successful treatment. Estrogen-blocking medications, such as selective estrogen receptor modulators and aromatase inhibitors, reduce the risk of breast cancer in women with a high risk of the disease. Ultrasound may be used to determine whether a new breast lump is a solid mass or a fluid-filled cyst. "But if they are, the sooner this is diagnosed the more effective treatment will be".

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