Popular Myths of Breast Cancer

A cancer is an abnormal development of tissue that is formed because of an abnormal pattern from the cells. The production of new cells is inhibited, whereas that old cells do not die. This Popular Myths of Breast Cancerformation of tissues, or tumor with the presence of cancer cells results in the tumor malignancy, often known as cancer.

There are Following Myths of Breast Cancer

About breast lumps!
In fact, most of breast lumps in females (almost 80 percent) are usually brought on by cyts, benign changes (non-cancerous), and other conditions! Therefore don’t take conclusion directly if you discover breast lumps, ask your physician for more detailed information. However, we all agree that catching cancer of the breast as earlier as possible is so important and better for the treatment. Therefore, for better result, obtain a routine mammogram screening to keep monitor well your body, particularly if you are over 40 (do this screening -test once a year if necessary).

Can breast implants raise the risk of breast cancer?
Breast enlargements can result several risks for the body, especially if the implant isn’t properly injected. Therefore, it’s so important to understand all risks completely before choosing to choose breast implants. But there is also still no scientific link between breast implants and breast cancer. However, it is much better to avoid breast implants. Furthermore, for women with breast implants, the standard mammograms aren’t too effective to monitor the breast growth. Therefore, X-rays is required sometimes to optimally examine breast growth on these women.

The risk is only for women who have a family history of breast cancer?
In fact, there are no identifiable risks from about 70 percent of women diagnosed with this disease. But your risk may be double if you have sibling, child or parent (‘first-degree relative’) with cancer of the breast. Therefore, this means that the risk should not only be directed for a woman with a family history of this disease — although her risk particularly if she has a first-degree relative with this particular disease may be relatively higher. In the other words, most of women identified as having this disease are not hereditary, which only about 5% of them who get a gene predisposing them to breast cancer.

Does the size of the breast influence your risk?
You might familiar with the popular opinion that says ‘the smaller size of the breast may have less chance or lower risk of breast cancer’. In fact, there is also no correlation between this problem and the risk of developing cancer of the breast. But one thing that you should clearly understand is small breasts may be easier to examine than large breasts. And like discussed earlier, catching breast cancer as earlier as you possibly can will be helpful to make easier for that treatment. Don’t forget also to browse the previous related article about some foods to lower the risk of breast cancer!

The risk could be higher if you wear an underwire bra!
Can underwire bras cause cancer of the breast? As well we know that underwire bras are often designed with a thin wire along the sides & bottom of the cups. And therefore there are some women who may feel uncomfortable pressure occasionally within the breasts due to a metal underwire! But it is not true if you say that underwire bra can cause breast cancer, because there are still no scientific studies that can find the link between this ailment breast cancer and underwire bra! The thing is if you feel uncomfortable when using an underwire bra, then it is much better to avoid using it — but don’t judge directly that it can cause breast cancer, because once again there is no scientific evidence for that correlation of them.


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