Cancer: prevent and defeat

Many cancer learned today successfully treated. It is important to know the symptoms and consult a doctor early in the disease.

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer - the most common cause of death among women aged 45 to 55 years. Those at risk include women with a family had breast disease, especially cancer, who did not give birth and breastfeed, women whose first pregnancy occurred after 35 years. And those who have started very early periods or menopause does not come in 50 years. And yet this is a woman whose weight exceeds 70 pounds.  

Symptoms. Changes in form and the internal tissues of the skin of the breast.  

Diagnostics. Inspection of mammalogy, ultrasound breast and axillary lymph nodes, mammography and ductography, biopsy.  

Prevention. Breast self-test can reveal a tumor at an early stage, and this may mean less traumatic surgery. The difference can be more or less interference, or even in the choice between deleting nodes or the entire breast.  

Every woman over 20 years old should be once a month to conduct breast self-examination. This should be done after menstruation, 7 -10- day cycle. Stand in front of a mirror and see how symmetrical breasts, whether they any entities or redness, whether the skin has not changed, the configuration of the nipple and areola. Then put your hands up, they let down the head and once again inspect the chest. The second stage - palpation. Need to palpate the breast whole if there are any seals. This will allow you to assess the condition of the whole breast.  

In addition, the need to undergo a medical examination every 3 years until the age of 40 and annually after age 40. Between the ages of 35 and 39 years have a mammogram to have pictures that would serve as a reference point in age from 40 to 49 years undergo mammography every one - two years, and at a later age - annually.