4c Students know how mutations in the DNA sequence of a gene may or may not affect the expression of the gene, or the sequence of amino acids in an encoded protein.
Semester 2 standars
10d Students know there are important differences between bacteria and viruses with respect to their requirements for growth and replication, the body’s primary defenses against bacterial and viral infections, and effective treatments of those infections.
WHY DO I CHOSE THISE TOPIC
I CHOSE THIS TOPIC BECAUSE I WHANT TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THISE TOPIC
What is breast cancer ???
Breast cancer is a malignant tumor
Although breast cancer predominantly occurs in women it can also affect men
There are so many types of mutations some are more common than others , and there are also combinations of cancer
The most common type of cancer is ducal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
Breast cancer different tumor size
Stages of breast cancer
There are 4 stages of
It means you have
T-1 tumor and clear
lymph nodes with
no evidence of
HAS AT LEAST THREE SUBDIVITIONS AND
T1 T2 AND T 3
it has at least three subdivisions which come from a mix
of any size of tumor
Is also call metastric breast cancer and its rated by having any size of the tumor positive lymph nodes
This is a real picture of a breast after stage 4
THIS PICTURES ARE AFTER THE SUGERY
What do we have to know about it
Age: Your risk increases as you get older.
Personal History of Breast Cancer
Family History: You are more at risk if your mother, sister, or daughter has had breast cancer.
Having Your First Baby After Age 30
Getting Your Period Before Age 12
Reaching Menopause After Age 50
Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Facts about breast cancer
In 2011there were more than 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S
85% breast cancer occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer
Credits for web sites & pictures
Dr. Jaggernauth 2009 CANCER TREATMENT CENTER http://www.cancercenter.com/search.cfm?q=BREAST+CANCER NOVEMBER 10 4:33
CancerInformation.com last update: May 2010 cancer information http://www.cancerinformation.com/ novemver 13 5:12
Marisa Weiss, M.D. Page last modified on: August 30, 2011 breast cancer http://www.breastcancer.org navenver 7 8:25