Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women
Unfortunately, the highest prevalence of breast cancer among women is in the fourth and fifth decades of life, which according to many doctors is a decade lower than global statistics. For this reason, it is recommended that all women under the age of 40 be examined by a physician at intervals of one to two years, and from this age onwards visit a physician every year. In fact, from the age of 40, in addition to examinations, mammography (breast imaging) should be performed annually so that by repeating these tests regularly, breast cancer can be identified in the early stages and treated definitively.
Of course, fortunately, this cancer is one of the most preventable and early detectable cancers, which by providing special solutions, can help reduce late referrals and provide effective treatment to increase survival, reduce death and improve the quality of life of patients.
But now breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women aged 40-79 years, which plays a role similar to cardiovascular disease in men. However, it is clear that having this disease will be very distressing for patients due to the psychological damage caused by the incurable disease of cancer; But, as mentioned before, fortunately today, with the use of screening methods and early diagnosis of this disease, as well as therapeutic advances, a great change has been made in the treatment of this disease.
Breast cancer has also been linked to female pregnancies
Breast cancer ranks first in Europe and the United States, regardless of skin cancer, and is often seen as a malignant or benign mass due to hormonal changes and an imbalance in one of the body’s organs. Pregnancy is an important factor in the stability of life and with the help of prevention of women, this disease has been silenced so that with hormonal changes, decreased energy and finally the first gestational age is less than 30 years, it has become a reason to prevent its occurrence. Of course, breastfeeding is not ineffective for the release of milk into the body and hormonal changes in the brain centers.
Do not joke about period pains
According to him, old age, family history of cancer, first pregnancy over 30 years, menstruation under 12 years, menopause over 55 years, no pregnancy, no breastfeeding and postmenopausal hormone therapy are risk factors for breast cancer.
Common chest pains are divided into two categories: periodic and non-periodic.
Periodic pain is often bilateral and spreads to the armpits due to the severity of the pain, and is also exacerbated by caffeine consumption or by anxiety and depression, which are usually caused by hormonal changes.
Repeated causes of this disease are silent but troublesome
Premature menstruation, late onset of menstruation, lack of pregnancy, advanced pregnancy, diet, lifestyle, genetic mutations, etc. are some of the things that usually cause breast cancer.
Only one percent of these cancers are found in men
One of the causes of breast cancer is a gender factor that is more common in women than in men, but men are not without the disease and only one percent of men suffer from this disease, which unfortunately due to ignorance of this type of cancer and Or the feeling of embarrassment from those around you does not help anyone.
Aging is not common in women under 30 years old, but unfortunately the average age of cancer in Iranian women is 10-15 years less than in Western countries, and the highest age for breast cancer in Iran is usually between 40-49 years old.
The most and the least breast cancer in the world
Black women under the age of 40 and white women over the age of 45 are at high risk for breast cancer. Of course, the lowest rate of breast cancer in Asia and the highest rate of breast cancer in Northern Europe due to lack of pregnancy, lack of Having a baby instead of breast milk instead of breast milk has increased breast cancer.
The symptoms of this disease are silent
A common mass is a sign of breast cancer. Hard, non-irritating, sticky masses around single, painless masses are very malignant.
Up to 80% of breast cancers when women touch a lump, thicken the skin and feel itchy frequently, breast deformity, sunken skin, redness around the breasts, discharge or even persistent chest pain can be symptoms Of course, it goes without saying that chest pain is not reliable in diagnosing breast cancer.
Breast cancer factors can be changed and unchanged, in the changeable factors is the individual’s lifestyle and in the unchangeable factors are age, gender, genetics and hormonal disorders. Spontaneous blood or watery discharge from a breast and a duct usually increases the suspicion of cancer.
The best way to prevent breast cancer
The first step of the examination should be done from the age of 20 2 to 3 days after the cessation of monthly bleeding or the fifth day of the month.