Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Already growing in developed countries of the world, the frequency of breast cancer scare even the most confident professionals. Annually, this scourge reap the lives of over 77.000 women, only on the European continent. What is more worrying is the fact that the incidence of this cancer is constantly increasing every year.
Every woman can become a victim of breast cancer, and therefore each of us has a moral obligation to her loved ones and to be informed in advance regarding the danger that lurks us especially with age.
What Is Cancer?
To answer this question does not require a thorough knowledge of anatomy. The human body consists of trillions of cells that form tissues of various organs (heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, brain). These small bodies emit and receive signals throughout their life of different division or termination of the multiplication process. If only one of these cells refuses to answer to these signals, the activity is out of control and cell multiplies uncontrollably, to the detriment of others. This cancer arises as the product of uncontrolled activity of a cell.
What are the factors of cancer?
After thousands of tests conducted in the most famous and best-performing laboratory, researchers were able to establish a number of factors that cause cancer cells, and those are:
– The appearance of early menstruation, absence of birth, late menopause installation, late pregnancy (longer than 40 years old).
– Genetic-history of breast cancer in the family tree.
– Eating excessive fat and chemical preservatives, excess in weight.
What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
At the majority of the patients, the first manifestation of the disease consists in the appearance of a nodule in the upper part of the breast near the armpit. Other symptoms, less common, is deformation of nipples or nipple shape areorale. But other cases have been reported and sometimes the disease showed no external signs. What is important to know is that not every node in the breast is cancerous. He may be a cyst, a adenofibrom (common benign tumor) or may be due to premenstrual period.
At the first sign, however, specialist medical advice is required!