BREAST CANCER There are about 200,500 cases of breast cancer reported in the United states. http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics.jsp
WHAT IS BREAST CANCER? Breast Cancer is a Malignant tumor. It starts in the cells of a breast. A Malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into surrounding tissues or spread to some parts of your body.
WHAT CAUSES BREAST CANCER? The causes of Breast cancer is unclear. It’s a tumor that starts in the cell of the breast. This tumor grows. It can also be in women or men.http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/BreastCancer/DetailedGuide/breast-cancer-what-is-breast-cancer
WHO GETS BREAST CANCER? Women Men Breast cancer is the •Breast cancer may most common cancer occur in men. Men among women. The develop breast cancer chances of a women at any age , but its having breast cancer usually found in men sometime during their between 60-70 years lifetime Is a little less 1 old. Male breast cancer in 8. makes up less than 1% About 230,480 Breast of all cases of breast cancer in women. cancer.
SYMPTOMS A lump around the breast Swelling under the armpit Change in size, color or temperature in breast Sometimes Pain in breast area Blood can come outhttp://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/understanding-breast-cancer-symptoms
WHAT TREATMENT CAN THEY TAKE? The three major treatments of breast cancer are: Surgery Radiation Drug therapy Breast cancer treatments are identified as local or systemic: Local Treatment are considered local therapies. Systemic Treatment is drug treatment it helps because it affects the whole body.
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HOW MANY SURVIVORS? There are 9.8 million survivors in the United States. 64 percent of adults whose cancer is diagnosed today can expect to be living in five years. The majority of breast cancer survivors are aged 65 or older. Seventy-nine percent of childhood survivors will live five years after after diagnosis and 75 percent will be living ten years following diagnosis.