Essay on Advanced Technology of the Treatment of Breast Cancer

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Advanced Technology of the Treatment of Breast Cancer       This year 203,000 women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and 40,000 of them are expected to die. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women the ages of 35-54. There are numerous ways breast cancer can be treated if found early. The key to treating breast cancer is early detection, beast self-exams, and early mammograms. One out of every eight women will get diagnosed with Breast Cancer this year; therefore, new advanced technology of the treatment of Breast Cancer is the key to life after the disease. There is a lot of information that has to be known about breast cancer in order to do something about the disease…show more content…
     Another way for early detection is Clinical Examination. Women should have their breast checked by a health professional once each year. Some lumps found, aren’t always cancer. However, any lumps found need to be checked by a professional as soon as it is found.      Checking yourself monthly is a trait that every women should have. Starting at age 2- all women should check their breast each month. Looking for lumps or thickening in the breast, or any change in the texture of skin, and nay changes in breast sizes “The technology of the treatment of breast cancer had come a long way in the past ten years. Ever since the mammograms which are special breast X-ray that can detect 90 percent of cancers, even before the lump can be felt. Mammograms are very important be aren’t perfect, they still have ten percent chance of missing some sort of detection. The breast is exposed to a small dose of radiation to produce an image of internal breast tissue. The image of the breast is produced as a result of some of the x-rays being absorbed (attenuation) while others pass through the breast to expose the film. The exposed film is either placed in a developing machine, producing images much like the negatives from a 35-mm camera, or images are digitally stored on a computer” (RSNA).
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