Breast Cancer

 

  • Mammary epithelium cells: The majority of breast cancers originate in these tissues

    Mammary epithelium cells: The majority of breast cancers originate in these tissues

    Researchers have identified a molecular marker in normal breast tissue that can predict a woman's risk for developing breast cancer, the leading cause of death in women with cancer worldwide.  The study builds on previous research finding that women already identified as having a high risk of developing cancer namely those with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, or women who did not give birth in before their 30s - had a higher number of mammary gland progenitor cells. In the new study, researchers from Harvard University examined......

  • How normal living cells get transformed into dangerous cancer cells?

    How normal living cells get transformed into dangerous cancer cells?

    Cancer cells- Cancer occurs due to abnormal mutations of genes.  Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth of tissue cells in the body and the invasion by these cells into nearby tissue and migration to distant sites. There are many different forms of cancer.  Their manifestation is a growth of cells and tissues, which differ in various aspects from surrounding tissues.  Cancers occur in all living things.  All life forms share similar DNA and RNA blueprints and cellular physiology. Therefore, the...

  • Get Information about Breast cancer: Facts and Myths

    Get Information about Breast cancer: Facts and Myths

    There are number of myths associated with breast cancer and hence it becomes very important to gather proper knowledge and information regarding this disease before taking any precautions. Hence let’s go through these following points which will help you to understand more about breast cancer. All breast lumps are cancer False: It is not important that all lumps on breast leads to cancer. Because many lumps in women are caused by fluid filled sacs which are called as cysts or scar like tissue. But a lump or mass that forms hard,......

  • Anti-cancer Diet after Breast cancer Surgery

    Anti-cancer Diet after Breast cancer Surgery

    Just after breast cancer surgery in women, it is very important to take care of her diet and health for faster and better recovery. And health experts says proper nutrition and regular exercise are very important to regain energy after breast cancer treatment. Nutition to ease Breast cancer symptoms Nausea and vomiting are found to be major symtoms observed in many womens after breast cancer therapy. This symptoms become more common when you go through chemotherapy or radiation as a part of cancer treatment. Other symptoms are loss of......

  • Understanding of what is Mammograms

    Understanding of what is Mammograms

    Understanding what is Mammograms: Every women fears to take mammogram when their doctors suggest. Going through the test of mammograms to detect the presence of breast cancer is as important as taking other medical test for body parts. Therefore American Cancer Society recommends every women to screen for mammograms especially after age of 40 to prevent the chances of breast cancer. Hence there is no need to fear as every abnormalities noticed by mammograms screening does not lead to breast cancer. Whereas it is observed that after proper....

  • Breast cancer- Its Signs, Symptoms and Prevention

    Breast cancer- Its Signs, Symptoms and Prevention

    Breast cancer can be defined as the malignant tumor that develops in the breast tissues and in later stages spread to other surrounding tissue or distant areas of the body. This type of cancer mainly occurs in cells in the lining of milk ducts and lobules that supply the ducts with milk. The disease mainly occurs in women, but men can also develop this type of cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 which means around 12% women in US develop invasive breast cancer during their......

  • Breast self Exam Guidelines

    Breast self Exam Guidelines

    According to the study, breast cancer is found to be the second most commonly diagnosed cancer among women of Unites States. Awareness and early detection are the preventive measures of this disease which can increases survival rate among the women’s suffering from this type of cancer. Early detection involves self-examination of breast and surrounding area around breast at home or clinic to check if there any signs and symptoms related to breast cancer.The breast self- exam is a process which involves checking of self-breast by touching,......

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