Breast Cancer Epistemology

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Breast Cancer: What are the signs, symptoms, stages, epistemology and treatments for breast cancer?
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and it is also considered to be the second leading cause of death of cancer. Breast cancer is a very serious disease that if it is left untreated it can spread to other organs and eventually kill you. There are many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer every day but they usually do not know a lot about it in terms of how it forms and the many ways it can be treated. Even if you do not have breast cancer, chances are that you know or will know someone who will get it, so it is imperative that people understand the signs and symptoms, the stages of breast cancer, epistemology, and understand
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According to a breast cancer association ( “the purpose of staging system is to help organized the several factors and some of the personality features of the cancer into categories”. The reasons why they classify it into stages is to have better understanding of the prognosis, guide treatments decisions, and to describe the extent of breast cancer. The various stages of breast cancer are described as the following: 0, I, II, III, and IV. In stage 0 there is no evidence of cancer cells. The breast cancer association states that “Stage 0 is used to describe non-invasive breast cancers, such as DCIS and LCIS”. In stage I they argue that the tumor measures up to two centimeters. During this stage cancer cells are breaking through normal tissue. Stage II is divided into IIA and IIB. IIA is when a tumor cannot be found in the breast but there are cancer cells found in the lymphatic nodes and it measured is less than five centimeters. IIB is when the tumor is larger than five centimeters but has not spread the auxiliary nodes. Stage III is divides into IIIA, 1IIB, and IIIC. During this stage, no tumor can be found in the breast but cancer is found in the axillaries lymph nodes sticking to other structure and it can be spread to the breastbone. The tumor may be any size and could spread to the chest wall and there may be no signs of cancer. During the last stage of breast cancer, stage IV,

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