Every October 19th it is celebrate the international day against breast cancer, a day dedicated to inform and create conscious among people about one of the most common cancers that women suffer.
Cancer is not synonymous of death, medicine has advanced, and the early detection, make that the cure rate higher. In this day is invited to women a lot to practice the auto exam and do not have fear to go to medics before any abnormality, remember, and early detection may do the difference.
Body is composed of cells and groups of them, that comply a determinant role in the normal functioning, but, for reasons that are not know at all yet, some cell alters their functioning and start to multiply and expand without any control.
In a beginning, this disturbance may pass imperceptible, but, as time goes by, the cells go accumulating and start forming little lumps inside the zone. If this lumps do not treat early, it can growth their size and also displace to other zones of the body, causing negative effects.
It can be many the factors that impact in the develop of breast cancer, some of these factors are can be controlled, while others factors are non modifiable.
Among the factors that can be controlled are: overweighting, excessive consume of alcohol and cigarettes, bad nutrition, hormonal treatments after menopause and others.
On other hand, the non modifiable factors are: genetics birth alterations and breast cancer precedents on women of the family.
Each case is different and it may be due many factors, therefore, is recommendable performed regular medical exams, eat healthy, make exercise and always be alert to any changes that your body presents.
An early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, is vital and can be the difference to perform a successful treatment and eliminate the cancer.
The auto exam need to be a routine that every women after their 20's should start monthly.
For women between 20 to 40 years, the auto exam need to be performed 2 week after their menstrual period ends. On other hand, for women major of 40s, the auto exam should be done the exact day monthly.
Also, is needed to perform medical periodical checks, these checks can be mammography, radiography, needle biopsy and a complete physical exam. These checks need to be performed once in a year starting the 45 years, or twice in a year starting the 40 years, if the patient have cases of breast cancer in her family historial.
The breast cancer treatment can vary according the develop stage that the illness is.
Medicine has advanced a lot, and now the treatments that are offers are less aggressive and left less secondary effects.
The most common treatments included:
In Esthetictrip, we unit on this marvelous celebration and we want to give the instruction to do the auto exam:
Breast cancer is not a game, but also, is not the end of all, with an early detection and the right treatment, there are almost a 100% of cure. Celebrate the life, and remember, for your health TOUCH YOURSELF.