Alcohol, tobacco high cause of breast cancer

Women above the age of 40 are advised to have a mammogram such that if there is any abnormality it is detected early. /Net

Women above the age of 40 are advised to have a mammogram such that if there is any abnormality it is detected early. /Net

According to the latest statistics presented by the Canadian Breast Cancer foundation, 26,300 women and 230 men had been diagnosed with breast cancer in Canada in 2017.

The Former National Women's Organizer for the Ruling NPP continued that the time to end breast cancer stigmatization is now and "so we must work together as one people to kick against this life threatening disease". As well as lumps, women should check for a change in the shape or size of the breast, a puckering or dimpling of the skin, a discharge from the nipples, change of nipple shape, redness or a rash on the skin or around the nipples, swelling in the armpits or collar bone area.

It what seems to be a matter of great concern, no government has ever paid any heed to deal with the menace of Breast Cancer despite being one of the major killers in Pakistan.

Former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon Otiko Afisa Djaba, who represented the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo Addo, charged the participants to start caring about their breast health now adding that whiles she believed in prayer, addressing cancer with medical attention is the best option to adopt.

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month winds down, here's a quick summary of ongoing efforts to stop or slow the disease.

"I had the mastectomy then after six weeks I had chemotherapy".

Aibinuomo gave the advice in Ilorin at a seminar on breast cancer, in commemoration of the World Breast Cancer Week.

Aibinuomo said that breast cancer could affect both sexes.

His experience with breast cancer has given Dalton a new mission - raise awareness for male breast cancer. In the case of memoirs about breast cancer, they can be all of these things as well as an effective tool for raising awareness.

Diane Simpson is a two-time breast cancer survivor.

Hormone therapy drugs are typically used to help treat breast cancer, but some might also help prevent it. Tamoxifen and raloxifene have been used for many years to prevent breast cancer.

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Jill Fricker, CEO of Komen Colorado, said people should also consider the systematic issues surrounding health disparities. Fortunately, death rates are declining, and improvements in early detection and treatment are key.

Dr. Josephine Nsaful, a member of the breast team, explained that the more advanced a breast cancer is, the lower the survival rate.