Breast cancer forms in breast cells. It’s one of the most common cancer diagnosed in women after skin cancer.
Breast cancer can happen to men too, but its risks are more significant in women. Due to the continuous funding, research, and awareness about this form of cancer, the survival rate has improved. But much more work is needed in India to eradicate this problem or to minimize the consequences. Early treatment and a better understanding of this disease are essential in decreasing this cancer’s risks and outcomes.
some common symptoms of breast cancer are:
If you find a lump and size change in your breast, you must hastily go to your doctor.
When breast cells multiply rapidly and form a cluster or a lump in your breast, it leads to this condition. Breast cancer often develops in the milk-producing glands; Breast cancer can also occur in lobules and any other breast cells. Researchers have examined that changes in hormones or lifestyle can be a cause of this condition. Also, environmental changes play a role in this too. But it’s not yet clear why people with no risk factors have this disease, but people with high-risk factors never do. It may be caused by an interaction between the genetic mapping and the environment. Doctors have evaluated that 5 in 10 women get breast cancer from inherited genetic mutations. Breast cancer genes (BRCA1, BRCA2) significantly increase the risk of ovarian and breast cancer. If you have a family history of breast cancer, you must not take chances with your health and regularly go for an evaluation if you feel even the slightest changes in your breasts.
Factors that may signify the chances of you having breast cancer:
Small changes in your daily life can reduce your risks of getting breast cancer:
Opting for preventive surgery to remove the breasts or ovaries( ovarian cancer) in case of failure of any other treatment is better to remove any risk of cancer.
LUPECTOMY: This surgical operation is performed when the cell lump is smaller in size and easy to remove without complications. only a small part of the breast is removed.
MASTECTOMY: Removal of an entire breast is done by this surgical process. This surgery depends on the condition and size of the tumor in the breast, nipple, or breast skin, which may be prevented in this surgery.