Presentation on theme: "Breast Cancer By: Will Wellman. About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a form of cancer that happens in the cells of the breast. Breast cancer is most."— Presentation transcript:
About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a form of cancer that happens in the cells of the breast. Breast cancer is most common in women then in men. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer.
Facts Breast cancer is very preventable as long as you can recognize the signs early enough. Lumps and thickening of the breast are some of the signs. Skin changes, like texture can indicate cancer.
Knowledge There is not any clear cause for breast cancer. The older a women gets the more likely breast cancer will occur- exercise can help prevent cancers. Women after menopause are more susceptible to breast cancer. Cancer can be carried through family genetics.
Women who are over weight have higher risk of getting cancer. Women who are taller than normal have a larger risk of cancer.
Mammogram is a common use to test for breast cancer. Its an x-ray of the breast to check for lumps and abnormalities. Breast ultrasound, breast biopsy and breast MRI are other tests for breast cancer. Chemotherapy is a proses that helps make cancer dormant or kill completely.