Breast Cancer<br />An Overview of the Disease Killing Thousands<br />
What is Breast Cancer?<br />A disease that forms from<br />cancerous cells in the breast<br />Cancerous cells are most<br ...
How Do You Get Breast Cancer?<br />12% of women get breast cancer before they’re 80 years old<br />Factors:<br />Family hi...
Biology Behind Breast Cancer<br />Mutated BRCA1 or <br />    BRCA2 genes<br />
Stages of Breast Cancer<br />
Symptoms of Breast Cancer<br />Lumps in the breast<br />Substances other than<br />     milk secreting from the<br />     ...
Surgery<br />        Lumpectomy                          Mastectomy<br />
Chemotherapy<br />Regimens<br />
Radiotherapy<br />Damages DNA<br />
Not So Fun Facts<br />About 1 in 8 women in the United States (12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of...
Bibliography<br />http://www.breastcancer.org/<br />http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-cancer/DS00328/DSECTION=sympto...
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  1. 1. Breast Cancer<br />An Overview of the Disease Killing Thousands<br />
  2. 2. What is Breast Cancer?<br />A disease that forms from<br />cancerous cells in the breast<br />Cancerous cells are most<br />commonly found in the<br />lobules of the breast<br />
  3. 3. How Do You Get Breast Cancer?<br />12% of women get breast cancer before they’re 80 years old<br />Factors:<br />Family history<br />Reproductive history<br />Alcohol consumption<br />Old age<br />Race/Ethnicity<br />Diet and Exercise <br />
  4. 4. Biology Behind Breast Cancer<br />Mutated BRCA1 or <br /> BRCA2 genes<br />
  5. 5. Stages of Breast Cancer<br />
  6. 6. Symptoms of Breast Cancer<br />Lumps in the breast<br />Substances other than<br /> milk secreting from the<br /> nipple<br />Inverting of the nipple<br />Peeling nipple skin <br />Change in size and or<br />shape of the breast <br />Irritation of the skin<br /> over the breast such as<br /> flaking, redness, and<br /> indenting.<br />
  7. 7. Surgery<br /> Lumpectomy Mastectomy<br />
  8. 8. Chemotherapy<br />Regimens<br />
  9. 9. Radiotherapy<br />Damages DNA<br />
  10. 10. Not So Fun Facts<br />About 1 in 8 women in the United States (12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.<br />About 39,840 women in the U.S. were expected to die in 2010 from breast cancer, though death rates have been decreasing since 1990.<br />About 1,970 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in men in 2010. Less than 1% of all new breast cancer cases occur in men.<br />For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, besides lung cancer.<br />More than 1 in 4 cancers in women (about 28%) are breast cancer.<br />In 2010, there were more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography<br />http://www.breastcancer.org/<br />http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-cancer/DS00328/DSECTION=symptoms<br />http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast<br />http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics.jsp<br />
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