Report on: VISIT TO PONYX HOSPITAL
Purpose of visit: FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER (MAMMOGRAM TEST)
Number of women: 11
The Mammogram Test is the test against breast cancer but is not enough diagnosis to prevent the possibility of breast cancer. A Mammogram test is a radiological screening test that is done to determine if there is a lump in the mammary gland or tissues in the female specie.
It is mostly common among women, though very limited in men there is a possibility. Age is a risk factor to having breast cancer in most African older women.
If a lump is found in the tissues, a procedure known as Histology is carried out to know if the cell is cancerous or not.
CAUSES OF BREAST CANCER
Breast cancer can be caused by idiopathic reasons i.e. reasons we cannot control. It could also be as a result of heredity, our heritage, our origin and also our lifestyle referring to our actions and inactions.
REMEDIES FOR BREAST CANCER
4. Conservative management: none medical treatment SYMPTOMS OF BREAST CANCER
Once breast cancer is been established some certain symptoms occurs:
1. Foul discharges from the nipples
2. Discoloration of the nipple
3. Rashes around the nipple.
BREAST CANCER PUZZLING QUESTION
Is breast cancer common among big breasted girls or small breasted girls???
No research has shown that girls with bigger breast or smaller breast are more exposed to breast cancer. They have equal chances to be down with breast cancer.
Breast cancer is real, deadly and fast killing. Early detection and treatment can help to save the lives of our mothers, daughters, sisters, our future leaders of tomorrow.