Breast Cancer - prevention and control


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Breast Cancer - prevention and control

  1. 1. Breast Cancer Prevention Control TheTemplateWizard
  2. 2. Breast cancer  Commonest cancer affecting women all over the globe  Breast cancer is the commonest cancer in developed countries  Approximately 1.5 million new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed every year
  3. 3. ….But breast cancer is curable if detected in early stages!
  4. 4. Prevention Unfortunately, breast cancer cannot be prevented, but the risk of developing breast cancer can be reduced by…..  Maintaining a healthy weight  Regular physical activity  Avoiding alcohol  Increasing average age at menarche
  5. 5. Increase average age at menarche by:  Reduced fat intake and increasing fiber in your diet before menarche  Staying active to inhibit ovulation
  6. 6. Control: How to detect breast cancer in an early stage? Early detection by Screening Treatment
  7. 7. Screening for breast cancer A. Breast self examination(BSE) A B. Examination by your physician C. Thermography D. Mammography D B C
  8. 8. Screening for breast cancer - I American Cancer Society Recommendations Mammogram  Once a year for women over 40 years of age Clinical breast exam:  Always by a physician  Once in 3 years for women aging 20 to 39  Once a year for women over 40 years of age Breast self-exam (BSE)  Perform frequently, i.e., monthly
  9. 9. Screening for breast cancer II What to look for? • • • • Unwanted lump in the breast Irregular changes in the size and shape of the breast Irregularity in nipple discharge or tenderness Awkward changes in the skin of the breast What to do in case you detect some kind of irregularity?....
  10. 10. … Notify your physician!... Remember…., breast cancer is curable if detected in early stages!
  11. 11. Enjoy cancer free life Thank you
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