There have been lots of myths and legends about the breast cancer disease. The Truth is that it’s a deadly disease that have have taken so many women’s life over the decade.

First we have to answer the question “what’s Breast Cancer?” It is a kind of disease by which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast.

Every living being, whether male or female, are born with some breast cells and tissue that is capable of developing into a cancer disease. Though, it is a very rare occurrence for men with about 2,190 diagnosis each year.

How To Detect Breast Cancer Early Stage

 

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A Diagrammatically representation of an early stage Breast cancer lump

For you to have an early knowledge of this disease, you have to first know your families genetic history. This can be very difficult at times, as you may know little or nothing about your great grand parents. To be in a safer side, you have to run a monthly breast self-exams, and schedule a regular clinical breast exams and mammograms.

This Includes Diagnosis such as;

  • Mammogram
  • Ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Biopsy
  • And Lab Tests

Stages Of Breast Cancer

This stages are being determined by the size of tumor that have grown inside the breast, the number of lymph nodes that have been affected, signs to know if the cancer have spread to other part of the body.

This Stages Are Four(4) and there include;

Stage 1: This stage represents the early detection of the development of the breast cancer. At this Stage 1 the cancer can still be contained with.

Stage 2: In this stage, the Cancer haven’t gotten worst, though, there is evidence of spread. In this stage the cancer can still be treated effectively.

Stage 3: Here, the cancer is considered to have reached the surrounding breast tissues.

Stage 4: In this stage, there’s an indication that the cancer have gotten to other parts of the body, and it’s not a good stage at all.

To learn more about Breast Cancer and to support persons that have the disease go to www.nationalbreastcancer.org

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