Published: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:00:12 -0500
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:18:13 -0500This is Part 2 in my series of dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis. This news has given my the opportunity to kind of "watch" myself react to all that that implies. These blogs are what I see. I hope it helps anyone experiencing similar circumstances.
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 10:41:28 -0500Breast cancer, like other cancer, is very dangerous and signs or symptoms must be readily known so that the necessary actions can be taken to prevent it in its early stages. It is equally important to know some of the protective measures to be undertaken by individuals, especially women who are the most targeted culprits of this unfortunate disease.
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:58:19 -0500The breast is one of the vital organs of the body located on the frontiers of the pectoral muscles that shields the rib cage of the body. It is made up of lobule that supplies the milk ducts with milk that finally settle at the nipple. Its chief responsibility is to breastfeed newly born babies aside other quintessential roles it plays in the entire body. It is now a common phenomenon to hear that the breasts of the majority of women and some handful of men have developed cancers. It is estimated that 16% of all cancers in females is attributed to breast cancer as well as 18.2% of all cancer deaths globally. The precise cause of breast cancer is unknown, while some recent research studies are unclear about the causes, though many researchers highly predict that the cause may issue from the multifarious relationship between the genetic structure and the environment of individuals. However, the formation of cancer in the breast is scientifically attributed to the development of a malignant tumour in either the lobules or milk ducts of the breasts.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:06:37 -0500I've been hospitalized twice in my life: A tonsillectomy when I was 10 and back surgery from an accident in 2001. I've been healthy and active all of my life. This is an ongoing blog of my journey of finding DCIS, breast cancer, and the winding road to recovery.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:48:15 -0600Breast Cancer: When diagnosed with breast cancer, this can be an overwhelming experience. Treatment options depend upon the stage of cancer. For early stages we have lumpectomy, mastectomy with and without reconstruction along with chemotherapy, hormone therapy and radiation.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:08:48 -0600A person's treatment options and prognosis is dependent on the specific type and progression of their breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, the most common types of breast cancer are ductal carcinoma in situ, invasive ductal carcinoma, and invasive lobular carcinoma.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:59:20 -0600When it comes to cancers, women have to be vigilant about what is going on with their bodies. Amidst the most common forms of the malady is that of breast cancer. While it claims thousands of lives annually, it can be detected early, treated, and in many instances completely eradicated.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:33:31 -0600A risk factor, in any sense, is something that increases the chances of something else happening. In the case of breast cancer, a risk factor would be something that increases your risk of getting the disease. But please don't misunderstand, having a risk factor doesn't mean you'll get cancer. While it is true that you can't change certain risk factors, such as aging and family history, there are risk factors you can, and should, control.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:30:00 -0600There is no sense in worrying about something that you don't understand or know much about. Breast cancer carries the stigma of an indiscriminate killer but there is much about this disease that people do not know. If you are worried about breast cancer, you should know why it is legitimate to worry about it and why, in some ways, it isn't.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 09:08:02 -0600Just a couple of years ago, one of the ruling Hollywood actresses sent ripples across, not just the tabloid but even the medical world, announcing a double mastectomy or breast tissue removal. Sending out a message as to how real the threat is to women especially in these times. Now as readers one may be quick to brush this prophylactic surgery off as paranoia but the stats will make you sit-up and read on.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:55:26 -0600Cancer is now a very common disease which can cause death. A major percentage of people of this world die every year because of cancer. Breast cancer is one of the common cancers which causes millions to die every year.
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 17:23:00 -0600I am brave damn it! After all, I have two bracelets that say I am, I have people tell me I am all the time, I have kids who believe me to be brave, but the morning I had to climb onto the shuttle bus I wasn't so sure that was the case. However, I climbed into the hotel shuttle bus that was going to take my baby sister and me into Tijuana to the clinic anyway.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:28:07 -0600I watched my grandmother die of stage four cancer. I want to help families on how to deal with a loved one and cancer from my experience.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:00:58 -0500As I sat in the airport waiting for my connecting flight, I leaned against the wall and closed my eyes. Mexico is my final destination with my baby sister. I took a deep breath because that's what they tell you to do to relax.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:58:28 -0500October 10 was the day that had my three other siblings and me scrambling for airline tickets. It was the date of my baby sister's double mastectomy, and we were not going to let her go at it without her loud siblings. It would be the first time we would all be in the same room in over a year and longer since we all slept at my parent's house.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:08:29 -0500The connection between a fatal car accident with a driver's lack of sleep is reasonably simple to comprehend. However, have you ever thought that there may possibly be a connection between inadequate sleep and breast cancer? 101 women who were recently diagnosed with breast cancer participated in a study in 2012 that was trying to establish that a lack of sleep in such women patients triggered more aggressive tumours.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:57:23 -0500Prevention is better than cure. This October, get to know some tips to protect your breasts from cancer. This is the right time to look after yourself.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:19:22 -0500According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. Hundreds of thousands of women each year are taken by this disease, affecting countries at all levels of modernization. Much of it, as proactive as we may think we are, is the product of lifestyle exposures. There are many choices we all need to make in breast cancer prevention including diet, exercise, alcohol, type and frequency of diagnostics, chemical exposures, optimizing our immune system... breast cancer prevention is multi faceted.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:32:25 -0500Breast cancer is one of the most fearful diseases being able to observe among women who are above the age of 50. The article highlights the key points such as a knowing breast cancer, symptoms, types, screening, treatment, prevention symptoms, and living of it. Due to the early diagnosis of breast cancer, more women are today surviving breast cancer than ever before.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:54:21 -0500Breast cancer is an extremely common type of cancer, especially among women. If you would like to learn more about this cancer, continue reading this article. Throughout the article we will discuss different statistics regarding breast cancer, as well as discuss the different stages of breast cancer.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:53:06 -0500Dense breast tissue is one of the known risk factors for breast cancer. Higher density does not just enhance the risk of cancer, but is also makes it tougher to be able to detect cancer using a mammogram.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:55:27 -0500Buying mastectomy items is considered a very important component of preparation. All of these will greatly contribute to the psychological aspect of healing. Of course, always opt for high-quality mastectomy garments.
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:01:32 -0600We have all had those "banana peel" moments that help shape our lives. The trick is to navigate your way OUT! Here's an excerpt from my new book "Rainbows and Banana Peels" that offers some tips and advice on how to get back up again.
Thu, 22 Oct 2015 14:57:45 -0500Women who want to become surrogate mothers do so for their own personal reasons. And one may very well be helping a woman who has fought the fight of breast cancer and is ready to rekindle that light of hope in having a baby.
Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:58:50 -0500The American Cancer Society has released new guidelines for breast cancer screening. Among the changes, the new recommendations say all women should begin having yearly mammograms at age 45, and can change to having mammograms every other year beginning at age 55. But this new change, while a relief to some, brings confusion to the issue, and angers some survivors.
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:34:25 -0500We always seek for good things throughout our life but obviously it's not possible. One has to go through and face different situations in life. Breast cancer is also one of the situations that no one wants to face but sometimes you have to face the reality. Early breast cancer detection is a blessing and it further decides the direction for you
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:47:47 -0500Massage is coming more and more into the field of medicine and just how beneficial it can be. This article is about the use of massage for breast cancer patients.
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:47:57 -0500Olive oil, the keystone food of the Mediterranean diet, helps prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, arthritis, inflammation, skin aging, and cognitive decline. The powerful protection of this oil reduces the causes of death and the effect of aging. It an essential ingredient for this longevity diet.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:44:47 -0500Caring for a loved one with cancer is difficult, but likely one of the most important jobs. This article details experience with being a caregiver and what made the journey easier.
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:47:12 -0500Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women; however it is not a disease exclusively found on the female gender. It also occurs in men but in a much lower incidence rate.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:37:21 -0500You may have fears before your first mammogram. Learn commonly held myths to relieve your uncertainties.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:42:34 -0500One in eight US women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Overcoming breast cancer is a personal journey with choices along the way. There are choices about the type of breast surgery, the need for additional treatments and options for breast reconstruction. Research has found that breast reconstruction contributes to a woman's self-esteem and sense of wellbeing.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:33:36 -0500Mammograms are x-ray images of the breast, which are used to detect breast cancer in women at an early stage. This is usually before the disease could show any symptoms or in case of a lump or any other change in the breast.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:39:18 -0600If you think you need a breast ultrasound, there's no time to waste. Read up on the symptoms and schedule an appointment today.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:06:36 -0600Breast cancer is the formation of malignant tumors that is created in the cells of the breast. Malignant tumors can grow and spread to surrounding tissues and other areas of the body. This disease almost occurs exclusively in women but in some rare cases men have been diagnosed with it as well.
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 05:45:20 -0600As medical technology has evolved, so has the process used for detecting breast cancer. Learn more about the changes mammography has underwent with the passing of time.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:10:42 -0600The battle to maintain breast health is mostly fought outside of the doctor's office. To help keep your pair in shape, here's a list of tips to follow while you're waiting on your next breast center visit.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:10:01 -0600Breast cancer care has made great progress in medical history, and this is shown in both breast ultrasounds and in mammograms. Both methods have unique ways to detect cancer, and both can work hand in hand.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:01:38 -0600Radiology services provide the highest level of detection for early stages of breast cancer. Visit your doctor for a digital mammogram for protection.
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:19:28 -0600Breast Cancer, to be informed that you have such a serious disease has to be a life altering point in a woman's life. No one can ever prepare themselves to receive bad news of that caliber. Even with the advances in treatment, support systems, and recovery statistics, fear of the unknown is omnipresent. Fear of the side effects of radiation therapy and chemo therapy can cause the stress level to increase substantially. It's a natural response to a serious situation
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:46:56 -0600Diagnosed with breast cancer, I was aware about the effects that I would be going through. But there were a few that I didn't know about. Things I knew: 1.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:26:59 -0600Never in my life did I think that I would be diagnosed with breast cancer. It never crossed my mind as I saw my mother fight her own battle with it and then, pass away four years later after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Years later, my sister would be diagnosed with breast cancer.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:57:47 -0600One of the leading illnesses today is Cancer. In this article, we would be able to find out what are the possible causes that makes us contract the disease and possible ways to be able to prevent it.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:25:59 -0600When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in 1994 silicone implants were not an option. Because of some shoddy surgical methods that caused adverse reactions, and even rejection by women's bodies of implants made from silicone, they were pulled off the market for many years. Additionally, the tram-flap and latissimus dorsi-flap surgeries had not yet been introduced.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:12:47 -0600Latin American women especially those with an indigenous history might have a particular gene in them that protects them from breast cancer. Earlier epidemiological studies say that Latinas might be less prone to developing breast cancer than women from other ethnicities. Even though, the exact reasons for this result were unknown.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:59:31 -0500Every October we get a nationwide wave of pink ribbon breast cancer awareness products. Even after October it's pretty difficult to avoid getting the widespread pink ribbon marketing culture in our faces... The pink ribbon was once a good idea intended to focus attention on solving problems related to preventing and reversing breast cancer but it has become a distraction...
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:34:57 -0500I support breast cancer awareness, but not in the typical fashion. I think our money, resources, and focus would be better allocated in different ways, such as educating the public on the prevention of this disease.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:04:16 -0500The word cancer is enough to strike fear into even the toughest of hearts, but fortunately, if caught early enough, it's not necessarily fatal. This does not mean it's not serious. Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer in women both globally and in South Africa. According to South African statistics one in 29 woman will be diagnosed with this cancer. This article looks at what breast cancer and it's causes are, as well as various treatment options and survival rates.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 05:23:47 -0500It is very important that every woman over 40 years of age should undergo an annual mammogram. Yearly checkups are the best way to detect breast cancer in its early stages while it is still highly treatable and your prognosis is promising.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:59:25 -0500October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Discover the risk factors and how you can lower your risk of breast cancer.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:46:21 -0500The author's emotions the day after his wife's breast cancer surgery. I had no plans to write this, but felt compelled to the day after this happened.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:14:56 -0500Each October we are bombarded with breast cancer awareness campaigns, resulting in significant strides in earlier breast cancer detection. However, studies have shown that women facing breast cancer surgery are not always made aware of all their options. There has been little focus on awareness of surgical options and the breast reconstruction process. This might seem improbable, but I'm living proof that there is a gap in knowledge about surgical options.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:49:03 -0500A breast cancer diagnosis rocks the whole family, but the effect on the children is often overlooked. Discover some practical ways the patient and her support team can help the children through this very challenging and uncertain time.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:28:46 -0500If you look at the statistics, you may shudder at the number of women who suffer from breast cancer. What is even more pitiable is the fact that a lot of women fail to get the right treatment because they do not get the problem diagnosed. If the medical ailment is diagnosed in the later stages, it can be very hard to get it treated.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:41:11 -0500As we close the month of October - breast cancer awareness month I want to bring home the stark reality of this sobering statistic. As a breast cancer survivor of twenty years, it is quite amazing to me that the ratio of those who get breast cancer is still one-in-eight! This is exactly where it was when I was diagnosed in August of 1994.
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:11:20 -0600In a move that, for many, symbolises a courageous "coming forth" following an emotionally and physical draining period, Claire Farwell, a model who worked with Cindy and Naomi in the 90s, has come forth to disclose more information about her personal fight with breast cancer that culminated in a double mastectomy. Having situations like this one prove that there is an incredible opportunity for starting a much needed dialogue regarding the "presence" and effects of different forms of cancer in our society. This story is, in fact, a more developed tale than what can be told...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:39:51 -0600Can Aloe Vera assist in the prevention and recovery of Breast Cancer. Find out the benefits and how it may help.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:41:26 -0600Often, breast cancer can be found early when women get accustomed to doing self-examinations of the breasts. However, may women seem to forget to do them as regularly as they should, putting themselves at risk of being diagnosed with some form of breast cancer.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:19:51 -0600When most women think of breast cancer, they usually only think of lumps in the breast; however, there are also other types of breast cancer too. Paget's disease is a more rare breast cancer form that can be confused with common skin conditions.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:50:41 -0600Most commonly associated with adult women; breast cancer, can in fact affect the very young as well. It is estimated that one child in every 15,000 million will be affected by breast cancer. Although this may not sound a very large number - it should be remembered that there are approximately 2-billion children living throughout the world, with an estimated 350,000 newborns coming into existence everyday.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 07:51:59 -0600A not so common form of breast cancer that many women have never heard off - Paget's disease - the nipple disorder which affects only a small percentage of breast cancer sufferers. Although, Paget's disease has been around for an awful long time, and can affect both men (in extreme cases) and women alike.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:50:06 -0600In "Paget's Disease - Diagnosis and Treatment - Part 1," we discussed the diagnosis procedures (mammograms, ultrasound scans, and biopsies), together with the various types of surgery available to treat Paget's disease. Here in part-2, we go on to discuss adjuvant (additional) treatments that may be needed after these procedures have been carried out.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:08:49 -0600The rare nipple disorder "Paget's disease" affects between 1% - 4% of all women who have been diagnosed with some form of breast cancer. However, the problem is that it can be very similar in apearence to other less serious skin conditions, making diagnosis both difficult, and often misdiagnosed.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:58:53 -0600Affecting between 1% - 4% of all women who are diagnosed with breast cancer; Paget's disease is a rare nipple disorder that has also been known to affect men (in extreme cases). However, Paget's disease often gets diagnosed as a less serious complaint due to its similarities with other skin conditions.
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:57:02 -0600Cancer is a life threatening disease. It takes away our loved one's from us, within a span of a few months. Today, in every country and in each household there is one person living with this disease.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:28:21 -0600Although detection of breast cancer has been made easier over the last 10 years or so, still around 40,000 American women will die from it every year. However, as modern-day medicine advances, so to does NEW dietary information as to the many foods that may help to either cure breast cancer, or at least help prevent it to some degree.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:16:21 -0600The worst nightmare for any women may well be the thought of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Every year, around 250,000 American women are diagnosed with one form or another of breast cancer, making it the number-1 concern for most western-women.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:10:14 -0600After the removal of a breast, either partial (lumpectomy) or complete (mastectomy) a woman may consider to have the breast reformed by having breast reconstruction work carried out. However, it has been reported that although the majority of these women have been mostly satisfied with its outcome, still a sizable 20% are not.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:50:36 -0600It is estimated that about 1 in every 8 women in the U.S. alone will suffer some type of invasive breast cancer over the course of her life-span. That is to say, that nearly 12% of all U.S. women will in one way or another be touched by what is now known as the second most deadly female cancer after lung cancer.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:15:18 -0600Fucoidan For Breast Cancer. Fucoidan is possibly the most beneficial cancer fighting nutrient that oncologists never tell us about.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:41:16 -0600That is a million dollar question, isn't it? I can speak from my personal and professional experience, and say that I have seen Enzyme Therapy play a very important role in healing Breast Cancer, and many other types of cancers. What are enzymes and why do they work?
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:35:49 -0600Cancer cannot grow in a healthy body. Plain and simple. Your mission, therefore, is to make conscious choices that can help you prevent cancer. Here are 7 Breast Cancer Triggers that you can avoid:
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:15:17 -0600I cannot tell you how many women I speak to that have regrets about going the traditional chemo-radiation route. I have heard tales of finger nails turning black and blue and eventually falling off, mouth and esophageal ulcers, rotting teeth, heart damage, nerve damage, diabetes, hair loss, blistering skin from radiation burns, weight loss, weight gain... and the list goes on. The good news is that your body can repair and heal from these toxic therapies, given specific nutrients.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:43:44 -0600Why have there been no cures for cancer in the last 100 years? What is being done with the billions collected by the cancer industry?
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:23:11 -0600The Pineal Gland is a little cone-shaped gland that is tucked away deep in the brain. Although it is a tiny gland, it plays a very important role in Melatonin production and the aging process. Unfortunately, because of toxic chemicals like Fluoride and over-supplementation with calcium, the Pineal Gland tends to calcify and stop producing Melatonin. Studies have proven that Melatonin plays a vital role in many aspects of your health
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:10:30 -0600In the recent past, there has a great rise in the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the whole world. According to the world health organization, the number of breast cancer cases reported so far surpasses those of related diseases such as cervical cancer.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:05:45 -0600Unfortunately, I am seeing younger and younger women being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. The youngest woman that consulted with me was 19 years of age! What would cause this onslaught of increased Breast Cancer risk for women of such a young age?
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:09:53 -0600Most of us love garlic to enhance the flavor of our food, but how many actually use garlic as a medicinal food? After reading about the cancer busting power of garlic, hopefully you will begin to incorporate garlic in your daily diet as a way to help you prevent and beat Breast Cancer.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 10:20:02 -0600I love what I do and do what I love. Everyday opens new doors and exciting revelations on how to improve my health and the health of those of you who read this newsletter. An exciting new discovery for me was leaning about Matcha Green Tea. Because of the health benefits of green tea, I have been a regular 2-3 cup/day green tea drinker. Having now learned about the power of Matcha Green Tea, I will feel even better knowing that I am feeding my body with proven anti-cancer nutrients.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 10:18:28 -0600When I first read about the dumping of fluoride into our water system and the serious side effects, I was not surprised. But as decades have passed and the evidence of the toxic effect on our body mounts, you must be proactive and take action to avoid fluoride. Did you know that the Americans drink more fluoride than the rest of the world combined?? Mass medication with fluoride has caused innumerable problems with our health. But wait... I thought Fluoride prevented tooth decay? WRONG! Did you know that countries in Europe that opposed water fluoridation because of the toxic side effects actually have up to 80%-90% fewer cavities compared to American children?
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 10:14:40 -0600I have been a proponent of whey protein for years, but the more research and studies I review, the more I am convinced that this should be a part of any preventative and healing protocol. Before I discuss the boosts and benefits of whey protein, let's take a look at what exactly is whey protein.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 09:49:21 -0600How does a plant extract have so much power over cancer? First, it decreases a vascular growth factor (VEGF) that stimulates formation of new blood vessels that feed tumors. When cancer cells divide and create a tumor, they need food and blood supply, so they create their own. Apigenin stops the development of these new blood vessels so tumors can't grow.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 09:11:08 -0600As a nation, we were not always obsessed with bone density. It was not until the mid 90's that the World Health Organization took the stance that "normal" bone density for all women should be as dense as a healthy 30 year old female. Common sense tells you that nothing remains the same as a 30 year old as our body ages. But, the WHO labeled Bone Mineral Density Deficiency (Osteoporosis and Osteopenia) as a disease much like menopause was once defined as a "disease". When menopause was labeled as a "disease", it targeted women as needing another medical intervention to "rescue" them by presrcibing synthetic hormones that caused heart disease, stokes and cancer.
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:54:23 -0500Life after a cancer diagnosis isn't going to hold me back. I have good days and bad days but like to take on new challenges whenever I can. Dragon boating is one of them. Read about a typical Saturday training session!
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:35:22 -0500Jesus Christ redeemed you from every sickness and disease known to man, including breast cancer. As a Christian, learn how to receive the healing that belongs to you. It's been paid for by the Master on His cross.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:56:30 -0500We'd all love for there to be a magical pill we could take or a food that we could add to our diet that would - poof! - make our risk of cancer disappear. While that's not available to us yet, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk and these 7 ways to prevent breast cancer can help.
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 09:30:27 -0500October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, don't forget your mammograms and self-exams. The pink ribbon is symbolic for raising awareness. Let's continue our fight to find a cure for this life-threatening disease.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:37:06 -0500Breast cancer is a prevalent problem among many women today. When the cancer is at its fourth stage, it is classified as metastases breast cancer. This means that the cancer has spread into areas beyond the breast and towards other body parts. This stage of breast cancer is usually diagnosed years or even months after someone has been diagnosed with the earlier stages.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:20:49 -0500Cancer of the breast is definitely a widely known health problem that all girls on earth recognize how life-threatening it can be. Contemporary standard of living is a big factor that drastically impacts the actual growing number of breast cancer conditions.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:21:20 -0500Vitamin D is used for preventing and treating rickets, weak bones (osteoporosis), bone pain (osteomalacia), bone loss in people with a condition called hyperparathyroidism, and an inherited disease (osteogenesis imperfecta) in which the bones are especially brittle and easily broken. Recent studies have shown that low level of vitamin D can increase the risk of Breast Cancer.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:51:39 -0500Following on from "How Breast Cancer Is Diagnosed - Part 2" where Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) biopsies were discussed: Here in Part 3, we can conclude this 3-part series while discussing core needle biopsies, vacuum-assisted biopsies, and surgical (open surgery) biopsies. After the biopsy process has finished, the breast cancer TNM staging and treatment can be given to the patient.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:23:22 -0500Following on from "How Breast Cancer Is Diagnosed - Part 1" where various methods of breast examinations were discussed: Here in Part 2, we talk about "biopsies" and their role in determining whether breast masses are either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). The biopsy stage is a critical stage for any woman, as it indicates that something suspicious has already been found that needs investigating.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 08:24:32 -0500It is estimated that one in every eight women in the U.S. will suffer from some breast abnormality during their life-time. Breast cancer has now become the number-1 concern for most western-women, as it is something that kills more than 250,000 American women every year.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:45:22 -0500With 90% of women said to have some form of benign (non-cancerous) breast condition, it is important for any woman to know exactly if their breasts are healthy or not. Approximately 80% of all breast tumors are discovered through self-examinations, resulting in a much reduced mortality rate through early discovery.
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:46:18 -0500During 2011, approximately 280,000 American women were affected with some form of breast cancer. It is estimated that one in every eight U.S. women will be affected by some sort of breast cancer during their lifetime.
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:53:07 -0500Any extra dietary fat lets cancer cells to scatter and multiply at an alarming rate. This short of dietary fat in the breasts accumulates by continued consumption of saturated fats and oils in junk foods, cheeses, and processed meats. En mass these fats increase the levels of estrogen in women's body that, in turn, trigger the tumor growth and let carcinogenic cells to develop more easily in other surrounding tissues. Interestingly, some foods have ability to decrease or reverse the growth of cancer cells.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:27:48 -0500This article discusses alternative cures for cancer. The article deals with the notion that successful cancer treatment is enhanced when conventional medicine and alternative medicine are used together to treat cancer. The herbs and supplements discussed here have been proved by science to help relieve or treat some of the cancer symptoms.
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:56:24 -0500Soon as you heard that you have breast cancer, your mind did not stop from thinking. It is plagued with questions that you should ask your doctor.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:29:08 -0500Recent news reports suggest that breast cancer affects 50,000 women and 400 men each year. In June 2013, the UK Government announced that two types of drugs - Tamoxifen and Raloxifene - would be offered to women 'at risk' or those with a family history of breast cancer. While this gives new hope to healthy patients, hundreds of thousands of women are already undergoing breast cancer treatment - which can have very distressing side effects including hair loss which we specifically discuss here.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:18:46 -0500Can hormone treatment subsidised by the NHS provide a game-changing breakthrough in Breast Cancer preventative care? A Breast Cancer warrior goddess in remission explains why she believes preventative chemo-therapy may not be all that it promises for those affected by BRAC1/BRAC2 genetic anomalies.