Latest on Breast Cancer Types, Breast Cancer Symptoms & Breast Cancer Treatments

Latest on Breast Cancer Types, Breast Cancer Symptoms & Breast Cancer Treatments

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Targeted Therapy for Cancer

Targeted therapy is a type of chemotherapy which works by attacking certain proteins and genes which are responsible for the growth of cancerous cells.

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Hormone Therapy for Cancer

Hormone therapy is the usgae of certain drugs and medcines to cease the growth of cancer cells in response to hormones.

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MRI Imaging Test to Detect Cancer

MRI is an imaging test successfully utilized to detect cancer in various organs of human body.

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Procedure, Cost and Analysis of Biopsy Test to Detect Cancer

Biopsy is the procedure of extraction of tissues sample from a organ of a patient and determine the growth of the cancer. The cost of biopsy can vary from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 15000 depending upon the location where the biopsy is being carried out.

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Procedure and Results of Breast Ultrasound to Detect Lumps

Breast Ultrasound is a commonly utilized imaging technique which performs screening of the tumors present in the breast. Results of breast ultrasound shows lumps or calcifications in the breast tissues if any present.

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Mammogram Screening for Breast Cancer

Mammogram is an advanced imaging test which detects presence of breast cancer in women.

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Self and Clinical Breast Examination to Detect Lumps

Breast Exam is the first step towards diagnosis of breast cancer. The shape, size and symmetry along with the presence of abnormal bodies is examined in the patient. Breast examination can be performed by a gynecologist or self.

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Prevention of Breast Cancer

Prevention of Breast Cancer can be done with regular physical activity, hormone therapy, limited use of oral contraceptives, and healthy diet.

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Treatment for Breast cancer

The treatment options for Breast Cancer includes Surgeries - Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, Radiation Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Chemotherapy, and Hormonal Therapy.

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Types of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is found mainly in two types i.e. ductal carcinoma and lobular carcinoma. It is also divided into ER Positive and HER-2 Positive Breast cancer depending on hormone and protein receptivity.

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Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Diagnosis of brast cancer is done with the help of breast MRI and Ultrasound. Mammogram is commonly used to diagnose breast cancer in women.

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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer screening helps in determining the presence of symptoms of breast cancer. Mammography is the most common breast cancer screening test.

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Causes of Breast Cancer

The common causes of breast cancer include increased age, body weight and genetics, lifestyle and environmental factors around the individual.

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Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Women with breast cancer experience discomfort, changes in the nipple of the breast, presence of redness and pain in the breast as well.

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Stages of Breast Cancer

There are mainly 4 stages of cancer depending on the severity and spread of the cancerous cells. Stage 0 is the initial stage and Stage 4 is the advanced and final stage of the breast cancer.

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What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of tumor cells present inside the breast. The cells in the breast are malignant in nature. Most of the times breast cancer starts in milk ducts or glands.

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Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer in Men

Symptoms of breast cancer in male include swelling, reddening and rashes on and around the nipples along with bloody discharge. Cancer cells are detected as a lump on physical examination or become visible on an x-ray. Surgery, Hormonal therapy, Biological Therapy and chemotherapy are a few ways to treat breast cancer.

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