BREAST CANCER: IT’S JUST A THING
Archana*, Ashok Kumar and Bharat Parashar
Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women worldwide. Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in women and occurs most frequently in postmenopausal women over the age of 50.Breast cancer arises from cells in the breast that have grown abnormally and multiplied to form a lump or tumour. The earliest stage of breast cancer is non-invasive disease (Stage 0), which is contained within the ducts or lobules of the breast and has not spread into the healthy breast tissue (also called in situ carcinoma). Breast cancer also occurs in men but is very rare, making up around 1% of all breast cancer cases. It‟s important to understand that most breast lumps are only benign and but not malignant. They are not life threatening, but some types of benign breast lumps can increase a woman's risk of getting breast cancer. With the advancement in the medical field, there are so many techniques have been developed that helps to treat this serious disease and also helps to detect it even at the earlier stages which is useful to treat the respective growth with suitable treatment and medications.
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