A team of researchers believe that the impact of cancer screening tests is not as beneficial as previously thought and in some cases can result in an over diagnosis of cancer.
Graham says they plan to give gifts to people affected by breast cancers throughout the year. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, undergoing treatment and eventually living cancer free for 4.5 years, the unthinkable happened - her breast cancer had returned and metastasized (or spread), to her pancreas, liver and right lung. Furthermore, majority cases in India are diagnosed in Stage 2 or Stage 3 of breast cancer - indicating the lack of awareness and preventive diagnosis.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while it's typically thought of to be a women's disease, one local man is hoping to change that. According to World Health Organization, it was estimated that over 508,000 women died in 2011, due to breast cancer worldwide.
Breast Cancer Screening Well-established global vendors are giving tough competition to new players in the Breast Cancer Screening market as they struggle with technological development, reliability and quality problems.
Hormone therapy drugs are typically used to help treat breast cancer, but some might also help prevent it. Tamoxifen and raloxifene have been used for many years to prevent breast cancer. Rojas says that establishing regular breast self-exams is important to detect changes in a woman's breast so that she may notify her health care provider.
"We want to offer the women in our community everything we can to get life-saving mammograms", she said. The initiative brings breast health awareness to faith-based communities like Shorter Community AME Church.
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Dr. Pamela Munster has advised thousands of women on how to cope with breast cancer during, but not even that could prepare her for her own diagnosis. Tamoxifen can also increase the risk of uterine cancer.
And while breast cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women - aside from skin cancer - cannabis is emerging as a way to help with the often debilitating side effects of chemotherapy and overall discomfort caused by the illness. "Cancer is very prevalent in my family and having lost people close to me because of it, I just take it very seriously".
She said that Federal Breast Cancer Screening Centre should be made a role model and such centers be set up in different districts of Pakistan so that this lethal disease is eradicated at grass root level.
The most common symptom of breast cancer is a lump, but here are five other signs you should watch out for. Your health care professional may recommend that you begin screening earlier, get screened more frequently or get magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with your mammogram if you have a family history of the disease.
Commenting on the Breasthetica campaign, CEO of Avivo Group Dr Dilshaad Ali said that breast cancer is a tough battle to fight; physically, emotionally and psychologically.