What's New in Breast Cancer Research? | Nursing

Henrietta Brewer
November 1, 2018

A combination of regular breast self-examination and undertaking clinical evaluation through mammography are considered the effective means for early diagnosis of breast cancer in women.

"I know of five men who have died of breast cancer.this is not a woman's disease, men must wake up to this reality and check their breast also from time to time", Dr. Quist added during the screening of over 200 women to test for the disease at the Sekondi Lorry Park in the Western Region. In such instances, cancer may already have spread to other parts of their bodies, or metastasized, before they are even diagnosed, greatly reducing their likelihood of surviving the disease.

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. In fact, the analysis revealed that majority of women who had breast cancer did not smoke, had no family history of cancer, and had their 1st or/and 2nd child before the age of 30.

The risk factor for breast cancer is being a woman and getting older.


Final results of SWOG Cancer Research Network's groundbreaking worldwide Prevention of Early Menopause Study (POEMS) clinical trial are in, and they show continued evidence that women who get injections of the hormone drug goserelin along with standard breast cancer chemotherapy are more likely to become pregnant - without developing negative side effects or shortening their lives. We are all aware that breast cancer is rising in the metropolitan cities of India and events like these help to focus on the need of the hour that a breast cancer caught early is curable.

It is important to note that not all care plans are alike, nor are all breast cancers alike.

She said: "It gives them the confidence and assurance of being able to check in their own home".

When the breast cancer returned in 2015, the breast ministry was there for her. She said the death rate for black women is higher than the death rate for white women with breast cancer, and the program works to engage communities that are "underserved" and have a higher risk of death from breast cancer.


"I never thought of breast cancer, I always thought of something else", he said. The disease still remains a leading cause of death with an estimated 16,000 deaths per year in Pakistan.

In the early 2000s Simpson and about six other survivors founded the breast cancer ministry at Shorter.

I underwent a second surgery in which the margins were checked for floater cancer cells and a port for chemotherapy was inserted.

Feedback from participants who have attended the workshops has been very positive with one woman commenting: "A great incentive to stay healthy with a group of like-minded people". "Not a day goes by that I don't think about him, but it is that fuel to find out more about it".


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