Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Sg ppowerpoint
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Sg ppowerpoint



Published in Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide
  • The picture on the left is an image of a normal breast. Which is what it should look like without breast cancer. the picture on the right is an image of a breast that is a woman that was diagnosis with breast cancer. as you can see the black spot that is circled is the lump which is the breast cancer.
  • In this video it has a breast cancer doctor that is talking about the major facts of the surgery that is getting performed. It demonstrates how they remove the cancer and where they insert the needle.
  • Breast ultrasound – a machine uses sound waves to make detailed pictures, called sonograms, of areas inside the breast.Diagnostic mammogram – if you have a problem in your breast, such as lumps, or if an area of the breast looks abnormal on a screening mammogram, doctors may have you get a diagnostic mammogram, this is a more detailed x-ray of the breast.Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – a kind of body scan that uses a magnet linked to a computer. The MRI scan will make detailed pictures of areas inside the breat.Biopsy – this is a test that removes tissue or fluid from the breast to be looked at under a microscope and do more testing. There are different kinds of biopsies (for example, fine-needle aspiration, core biopsy, or open biopsy.)
  • Mammogram – is an x-ray of the breast. Mammograms are the best methods to detect breast cancer early when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms. Having regular mammograms can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer . If you are age 40 years or older, be sure to have screening mammogram every one to two years.Clinical breast- a clinical breast exam is an examination by a doctor or nurse, who uses his or her hands to feel for lumps or other changes.Breast self-exam- a breast self-exam is when you check your own breasts for lumps, changes in size or shape of the breast, or any other changes in the breast or underarm (armpit).
  • Surgery – An operation where doctors
  • This chart is showing age group percentages that females/males were diagnosis with breast cancer. By the look of the chart the age group 50-59 is the most percentage that people get diagnosis with breast cancer.


  • 1. Breast CancerBy:Christopher Kline
  • 2. What is breast cancer
    Breast Cancer is finding a lump in the breast that is malignant tumor. It starts in the cells of the breast and it grows and metastasis to other areas of the body.
  • 3. Causes (risk factors)
    Getting older
    Being older when you first had your menstrual period.
    Starting menopause at a later age
    Being older at the birth of your first child
    Never giving birth
    Not breast feeding
  • 4. Video
    Here is a quick video on a women who had breast cancer removed from the breast.
  • 5. Causes (risk factors)
    Using birth control pills , also called oral contraceptives.
    Drinking alcohol (more than drink a day).
    Not getting exercise on a regular basis
  • 6. Causes continued
    Personal history of breast cancer
    Family history of breast cancer (mother, sister, daughter)
    Treatment with radiation therapy to the breast/chest
    Being overweight
    Long term use of hormone replacement therapy (estrogene and progesterone)
  • 7. Symptoms
    New lump in breast or underarm (armpit)
    Thickening or swelling of breast of the breast
    Irritation or dimpling of breast skin.
    Redness or flaky skin in the nipple area or the breast
    Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area
  • 8. Symptoms Continued
    Nipple discharge other than breast milk, including blood.
    Any change in the size or the shape of the breast
    Pain in any area of the breast
  • 9. Prevention
    Get screened for breast cancer regularly.
    Control your weight and exercise.
    Know your family history of breast cancer.
    Find out the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy.
    Limit the amount of alcohol you drink.
  • 10. Diagnosis
    Breast ultrasound
    Diagnostic mammogram
    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • 11. Screening test
    Clinical self-exam
    Breast self-exam
  • 12. Treatment
    Hormonal therapy
    Biological Therapy
  • 13.
  • 14. Questions asked to breast cancer patients
    How did you find out that you had breast cancer?
    What was going through your mind when you were notified that you were diagnosis with breast cancer?
    How did you tell your family that you had breast cancer?
    How old were your when you were diagnosis with breast cancer?
  • 15. Questions Continued