October is Breast Cancer
Awareness Month

Before the 20th century, women diagnosed with breast cancers tended to suffer silently rather than seeking care. October 1985, BCAM (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) was founded to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research. Since 1992, the pink ribbon has been a symbol of support for breast
cancer patients.

Do You Know?

As one of the most common cancers, the impact of breast cancer still cannot be underestimated.

  • 1 In 8 of women

    will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime

  • 30% of newly

    diagnosed cancers in women will be breast cancers.

  • 2,300,000

    New cases of breast cancer worldwide in 2020

  • 3,800,000

    women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. 

More facts You Could Learn

Not everyone knows about breast cancer. This is why we'd like to improve the health of women by education and early detection

  • What it is
  • Cause of it
  • Symptoms and signs
  • How to reduce risk
  • Follow-up care
  • The trend
  • Support group
  • The right bra

What is breast cancer?

Breast cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the breast. Cancer starts when cells begin to grow out of control. Breast cancer cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. Breast cancer occurs almost entirely in women, but men can get breast cancer, too. 

How does breast cancer form?

Breast cancer can begin in different parts of the breast. A breast is made up of three main parts: lobules , ducts, and connective tissue. Breast cancer can spread outside the breast through blood vessels and lymph vessels. When breast cancer spreads to other parts of the body, it is said to have metastasized.

What is the breast cancer symptoms and signs?

According to the American Cancer Society, when breast cancer is detected early, and is in the localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 99%. Early detection includes doing monthly breast self-exams, and scheduling regular clinical breast exams and mammograms.

How to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer?

There is no sure way to prevent breast cancer. But there are things you can do that might lower your risk. Many risk factors are beyond your control. But some risk factors can be changed and may lower your risk. First, stay at a healthy weight throughout your life and avoid excess weight gain by balancing your food intake with physical activity. Second, get at least 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity activity each week and It is best not to drink alcohol. And finally, It's important to check our breasts on a regular basis to keep them in top shape. If anything changes, report it to your doctor.
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What happens when my cancer treatment is complete?

The good news about breast cancer trends is we have seen a gradual reduction in female breast cancer incidence rates among women aged 50 and older in recent years. Death rates from breast cancer have been declining since about 1990, in part due to better screening and early detection, increased awareness, and continually improving treatment options.

What is the trend about breast cancer?

The good news about breast cancer trends is we have seen a gradual reduction in female breast cancer incidence rates among women aged 50 and older in recent years. Death rates from breast cancer have been declining since about 1990, in part due to better screening and early detection, increased awareness, and continually improving treatment options.

Where can we find a breast cancer support group?

we don’t have to face breast cancer alone. Having the support of others is an important part of breast cancer survivorship. Research actually shows that taking part in support groups, where you both give and receive help, is an effective way to reduce the stress and anxiety that can come with a breast cancer diagnosis. It’s OK to ask for support, Such as The American Cancer Society, GriefShare, The mobile app Instapeer and many other groups out there willing to provide it to you at no cost.

How to choose right mastectomy bras?

A number of breast cancer patients will feel annoyed by underwear wearing problems after surgery.After surgery, there will be drainage tubes in the chest for a week or more. Wearing non-restrictive clothes will help minimize the discomfort and make it easy to put on. Once you're back on the job, finding the right bra is important to ensure that you're back to normal.
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