breast cancer

Posted: 2 years ago
Excluding cancers of the skin, breast cancer at some time in her life is
approximately 1 in 8 (12%) it is one of the leading causes of cancer mortality
among women in the United States


 

Because of the early detection, intervention, and postoperative
treatment, breast cancer mortaliy has been decreasing mammograohy is the
preferred screeing examination for breast cancer. It is widely available, well-
tolerated and inexpensive .Randomized controlled trials have demonstrated a mortaily
benefit for women from 40 to 74 years old. Some studies have shown that
mammography maybe particulary beneficial for women who are 80 years of age and
older

The earliest sign of breast cancer can be an abnormality depicted on a
mammogram, before it can be felt by the woman or her physical signs and
symptoms appear, the patient feels a breast lump (usually painless).