[2016] Katherine Dobler (A&P): Breast Cancer

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[2016] Katherine Dobler (A&P): Breast Cancer

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The number of new cases of female breast cancer was 124.8 per 100,000 women per year. The number of deaths was 21.9 per 100,000 women per yearApproximately 12.3 percent of women will be diagnosed with female breast cancer at some point during their lifetime there were an estimated 2,975,314 women living with female breast cancer in the United States

What is it?

SURVIVAL

PERCENT SURVIVING 5 YEARS89.4%

http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/breast.html

Normal

Breast cancer is the formation of malignant tumors that starts in the cells of the breasts. Malignant tumors Have the ability to invade surrounding tissues and places throughout the body. The tumors are formed by rapid, uncontrolled cell division. Breast cancer effects millions of women, and though uncommon, can occur in men.

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By Katherine Dobler

Breast Cancer

obesity, lack of physical exercise, drinking alcohol, hormone replacement therapy during menopause, ionizing radiation, early age at first menstruation, having children late or not at all, older age, and family history

Risk Factors

Cancer

Symptoms~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The first noticable symptom for breast cancer is usually a medium sized lump on the breast that feels different than the surrounding tissue. More than 80% of breast cancer diagnosis starts here.Other symptoms include lumps within the lymph nodes in the armpits, thickening different from the other breast tissue, one breast becoming larger or lower, a nipple changing position or shape or becoming inverted, skin puckering or dimpling, rash , discharge, constant pain in part of the breast or armpit, and swelling beneath the armpit or around the collarbone


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