Negative Speech: The Cause And Effects Of Breast Cancer

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Do you know of a friend or family member who has or had breast cancer? I 'm sure if you sit there and think about it long enough you will think of at least one person you know with this deadly disease. I decided to talk about this topic mainly for the fact that it 's October which as most people know October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Majority of people have only heard of Breast Cancer but know very little about what it actually is or what even causes it to form. Breast Cancer has many risk factors, causes, signs, symptoms, treatments and there are even different modifications that Massage Therapist need to know when taking care of a client with this disease. I am here to hopefully make people more aware and let them have a little more insight to Breast Cancer and to know more of the facts instead of just hear say.

You may be wondering, what exactly is breast cancer and how is it caused? Well basically breast cancer is when a malignant tumor develops in the breast. This specific type of cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and the second leading cause of deaths due to cancer. Approximately one out of every nine Caucasian women will be diagnosed with this dreadful form of cancer. Normally most women are
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Breast cancer is most commonly evaluated by performing a sentinel node biopsy of the axillary region. A sentinel node biopsy is a surgical procedures performed to determine if cancer has spread beyond a primary tumor into the lymphatic system. Procedure is performed by injecting a tracer material that helps the surgeon locate the sentinel nodes during surgery. The sentinel nodes are then removed and sent to a laboratory for examination. If the sentinel nodes are free of cancer, then the cancer is unlikely to have spread and removing additional lymph nodes is not

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