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Breast Cancer

  1. Created by Sucharita Mohapatra
  2. Pink Ribbon The Pink Ribbon is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness. Pink ribbons, and the colour pink in general, identify the wearer or promoter with the breast cancer brand and express moral support for women with breast cancer. Pink ribbons are most commonly seen during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  3. Breast Cancer: Awareness Breast cancer awareness is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment. Supporters hope that greater knowledge will lead to earlier detection of breast cancer, which is associated with higher long-term survival rates
  4. Breast Cancer: Overview Lets start with the basics for breast cancer awareness:  A cluster or group of cancer cells also called as malignant tumor in the breast is called as “Breast Cancer”  Mostly diagnosed in women and in rare cases found in men as well.
  5. Breast Cancer: Facts  Most commonly diagnosed cancer in women  Second leading cause of cancer death among women  On average, every 2 minute a women is diagnosed with breast cancer and one women will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes. Death rate are declining with early detection and increased awareness.
  6. Breast Cancer: Risk Factor
  7. Breast Cancer: Symptoms A lump or mass in the breast Swelling of all or part of the breast, even if no lump is felt Skin irritation or dimpling Breast or nipple pain Nipple retraction (turning inward) The nipple or breast skin appears red, scaly, or thickened Nipple discharge A lump or swelling in the underarm lymph nodes
  8. Breast Cancer: Symptoms
  9. BREAST CANCER: STAGES Stage. Breast cancer staging using the TNM system is based on the size of the tumour (T), whether or not the tumour has spread to the lymph nodes (N) in the armpits, and whether the tumour has metastasized (M) (i.e. spread to a more distant part of the body). Larger size, nodal spread, and metastasis have a larger stage number and a worse prognosis. The main stages are: Stage 0 is a pre- cancerous or marker condition, either ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS).
  10. BREAST CANCER: STAGES  Stages 1–3 are within the breast or regional lymph nodes.  Stage 4 is 'metastatic' cancer that has a less favourable prognosis since it has spread beyond the breast and regional lymph nodes.
  11. Breast Cancer: Prevention The power of prevention of breast cancer include some lifestyle modifications such as: Maintaining a healthy weight Staying physically active Eating fruits and vegetables No smoking Alcohol consumption in limit
  12. Breast cancer check-up & complete body check-up is the solution The key to leading a happy life & a healthy life is simply by keeping a check on the body’s functioning by going for regular health check-ups Similarly, Sonomammography is a quick, non- invasive, painless and inexpensive test for breast cancer detection…. “SO DON’T IGNORE, GET YOUR CHECK-UP DONE TODAY”