Breast Cancers on a rise…..

February 8, 2011 at 6:42 pm Leave a comment

These days women hold a very demanding lifestyle where they are expected to play different roles on daily basis. Many of them are busy with travel, work, home, kids and outings. This involves the dropping of immunity levels and not to forget the toxins getting inside us. Moreover these days women spend a lot of time in social gatherings and intake of alcohol and smoking is a usual practice. Cancers in any part is the malignany in that particular part and it could be due to many reasons. One of the cancers on a rise is Breast cancer. Breast cancer is malignany originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal, carcinomas those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas.

Worldwide, breast cancer comprises 10.4% of all cancer incidence among women, making it the most common type of non-skin cancer in women and the fifth most common cause of cancer death. Breast cancer could happen due to any reason. Cancer as a disease has never found an exact reason of its known, coz if the reason was known; the solution would not be unknown. Breast cancer usually happens in the mid age and some reasons are –

–           First child birth after the age of 30 yrs

–           Lumps formed in the breasts.

–           Hormonal changes

–           Injury on the breast

–           Family history of cancers.

Besides there are few types of cancers-

  • Ductal Carcinoma:  It starts in the cells which line the breast’s ducts, beneath the nipple and areola. The ducts supply milk to the nipple. Between 85% and 90% of all breast cancers are ductal. It is well contained, not invasive, and can be very successfully treated.
  • Lobular Carcinoma: This originates in the lobes, or glands which produce milk in the breast. The lobes are located deeper inside the breast, under the ducts. About 8% of breast cancers are lobular. It may be removed during a lumpectomy, if the tumor margins are clear of cancer, follow-up treatment may include radiation.
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Breast Cancer
    This has the potential to spread out of the original tumor site and invade other parts of your breast and body.
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer: It is the least common, but most aggressive of breast cancers, taking the form of sheets or nests, instead of lumps. It is treated first with chemotherapy and then with surgery.

So instead of falling in the trap of cancer, one should get himself checked  and if he finds any differences in his own body, he should look into it on immediate basis and find the best possible solutions to it.


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