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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Further Evaluation Of Breast Cancer – What Comes After Mammography?

If something suspicious is found in a routine mammogram the doctor will probably carry out a physical exam and use other methods to determine whether Breast Cancer is present. Symptoms and any health problems will be asked about. The doctor will especially inquire about risk factors such as Age Race Family history Personal history Health history…
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Mammograms Procedure And Their Ouch Factor

What are Mammograms? Mammograms are X-ray images of the breast. They help in the early diagnosis of breast cancer at a stage where there may not be any symptoms. A Mammogram is extremely sensitive and can detect lumps that are small enough to be missed by palpation with the hand. Mammograms don’t prevent breast cancer,…
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What Is Breast Self-Exam? Why You Need To Do It Every Month?

A Breast self-exam is a method by which a woman can examine her breasts to look for changes such as any lumps or thickenings, changes that may or may not signal breast cancer. About 80% lumps are not cancerous, but it doesn't hurt to be careful. According to the American Cancer Society, you should perform a…
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Pink October for Breast Cancer Awareness

October is the Breast Cancer Awareness month. Symbolised by the Pink Ribbon, the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign was started in 1993 Evelyn Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of the Estée Lauder Companies. Landmark buildings all over the world are lighted up in pink during this month to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness. Walks…
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