Male Breast Cancer (Symptoms and causes)

Men don’t have breasts, so how can they get breast cancer?  But boys and girls, men and women all have breast tissue. The various hormones in girls’ and women’s bodies stimulate the breast tissue to grow into full breasts. Boys’ and men’s bodies normally don’t make much of the breast-stimulating hormones. As a result, theirContinue reading “Male Breast Cancer (Symptoms and causes)”

Treating Breast Cancer

Overview There are different types of treatment for patients with breast cancer. Six types of standard treatment are used: Surgery Radiation therapy Chemotherapy Hormone therapy Targeted therapy Immunotherapy   Six types of standard treatment are used: Surgery Most patients with breast cancer have surgery to remove the cancer. Sentinel lymph node biopsy is the removal of the sentinel lymphContinue reading “Treating Breast Cancer”

What Is Breast Cancer ?

Breast Cancer INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths among women. In fact, breast cancer accounts for 22% of all female cancers and 15% of cancer deaths among women (Edwards et al., 2002; Stewart et al., 2004). In the United States, whichContinue reading “What Is Breast Cancer ?”

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