• Breast Cancer Age Risk Women
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    Probability of Breast Cancer A National Cancer Institute (NCI) report estimates that about 1 in 8 women in the United States (approximately 13. 3 percent) will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. This estimate is based on cancer rates from 1997 through 1999, as reported in NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program publication SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1973-1999. This publication presents estimates of the risk of developing breast cancer in 10-, 20-, and 30-year ...
  • Breast Cancer Women Risk Treatment
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    Breast Cancer: Risk Factors, Detection & Treatment Among all American women who die when they are between the ages of forty and forty-five, the cause of death most likely to be listed on their death certificates is BREAST CANCER. Breast tumors are responsible for the greatest number of deaths among women, and breast cancer alone is the cause of almost one fifth of all cancer related mortalities. It results in the death of thirty seven thousand American women every year. Currently, there is no co...
  • Breast Cancer Women Diet Fat
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    Diet and Breast Cancer Breast cancer is an unforgivable disease. It attacks a highly visible and sensitive organ. An organ that is closely associated with femininity and nurturing. When this disease strikes a breast, the risk is very great that it will strike again, either in the same breast, or at other sites such as bones or lungs. Once the disease has recurred, the only available treatments are drugs and radiation. An estimated 207, 000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year (Lo...
  • Breast Implant Implants Women Fda
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    Breast Implants I. Should breast implants be considered dangerous or are they safe for women to use Small-breasted women in America say that they feel inferior or unfeminine in a culture where breast size is a major issue. Popular fashion models today are usually thin, but large-breasted, especially those who model lingerie, evening wear and swimsuits. With American culture seeming to equate cleavage with sexiness, it is no wonder that some smaller-breasted women doubt their attractiveness and r...
  • The Breast Cancer Information Gap
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    This article is about the risks of breast implants and breast cancer. The author believes that people making decisions to have breast reconstruction need to be well informed before they make the choice. The risks of breast implants include pain, breakage, leakage, and links to many other diseases. There are two types of breast implants. There are saline and silicone. Both of them have outer silicone shells but one is filled with saline and the other silicone. The FDA didn't look at the hazards ...
  • Breast Cancer In Women
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    Breast Cancer in Women As most of us look ahead into what we expect for our future, we will envision a life of good health, success and family. What if the health factor was not good? What if the woman in the family became ill with one of the most uprising and terminal illnesses. Breast cancer is a type of cancer which develops from a mutated gene. "One in 10 American women who live to be 70 develop breast cancer, with more than 180, 000 new cases diagnosed each year." (Predicting breast-cancer,...
  • Breast Implants In Teenagers
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    Breast Implants in Teenagers The trend for a number of young girls is to get breast augmentation. They think that by changing their bodies, they " re going to change their lives. They think they will be happy, and they will be completely satisfied with their implants. Their expectation is that their self-confidence will skyrocket, and they will be attractive girls. Many young girls get implants to make themselves stand out more and to have a great appearance, but there are many reasons that they...
  • Human Milk Vs Cow's Milk
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    Human Milk vs. Cow's Milk TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Benefits and disadvantages for the infant Breast feeding and the Law Conclusion Bibliography INTRODUCTION Breast feeding in public not too many years ago was considered a taboo. It was unthinkable to breast feed your child in public. Times have changed and so has our understanding on breast feeding. It is no longer a lifestyle choice for women, but a health choice. Some women chose to bottle-feed their children while some insist on breast...
  • Breast Implants Women Surgery Silicone
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    Breast Implants In the early 1980's breast implants began gaining popularity, but they have been on the market since the early 1960's. They were invented by plastic surgeons Cronin and Grow. Dow Corning began manufacturing them commercially in 1962. Today over two million women have undergone breast augmentation surgery. There are many negative consequences that may arise from the surgery, and there is always the risk of infection or rupture. When beginning my research on the subject I assumed ...
  • Brest Cancer Breast Brca Gene
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    "One in every ten women in the United States will develop breast cancer sometime during her life." (Breast Care). More than six percent of these cases are linked to hereditary. There are many measures that can be taken to detect breast cancer early in its stages. Women who believe they have a higher risk should have the breast cancer gene testing. In order for a woman to consider her case of breast cancer to be hereditary, she must contain either the BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutation in her genetic...
  • Breast Feeding Client One Teaching
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     Breast Feeding Teaching Plan Teaching Plan Assessment: Subjective Information: Mother is considering breast feeding as an option, but is unsure of methods and benefits in comparison to bottle feeding. Is unsure about herself and whether or not she will be able to perform necessary tasks required to breast feed successfully. Objective Information: Mother is 34 weeks pregnant, 20 years old, gravid a one, para zero, previous smoker who quit after learning of pregnancy at two months...
  • Breast Implants Women Surgery Woman
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    Breast Implants In the early 1980's breast implants began gaining popularity, but they have been on the market since the early 1960's. They were invented by plastic surgeons Cronin and Grow. Dow Corning began manufacturing them commercially in 1962. Today over two million women have undergone breast augmentation surgery. There are many negative consequences that may arise from the surgery, and there is always the risk of infection or rupture. When beginning my research on the subject I assumed t...
  • New Breast Cancer Prevention
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    Researchers Link Diet To Prevention Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumor among women and is the number two killer of women in the United States. Approximately one woman in nine will develop breast cancer in her lifetime (DeGregorio & Wiebe, 1995). The most common form of cancer found in women, breast cancer is devastating socially, psychologically, and physically in ways that too often are considered secondary to the disease process itself. According to Dr. Paul Keh un (1991), a cane...
  • Breast Implants Info Women Silicone Companies
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    Breast Plants: Good or Bad For decades consumer "advocates" claimed that legal reform to make it harder for individuals to sue companies would unleash a torrent of unsafe products on the market. Instead, an out-of-control legal system is making it almost impossible for companies to develop products for women without risking bankruptcy. Consider silicone breast implants: Bags filled with silicone gel have been used for over three decades to reconstruct or enlarge women's breasts. Anywhere from 50...
  • Benefits Of Breastfeeding Breast Milk
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    Benefits of Breastfeeding Mother's milk is the best food possible for the newborn baby. Breast milk works as an all in one nutritional supplement. Breast milk works as a thirst quencher, medication, food supplement and for the mother it works as a weight loss program with no equal. Although, there are formulas that can be used for replacing breast milk, they do not have the same supplements as the natural milk from the mother. The American Academy of Pediatrics .".. recommends that babies be br...
  • Mommy's Milk Or Mommy's Money
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    Mommy's Milk or Mommy's Money I watch as a young woman sits peacefully in the local park with her newly born infant in her arms. She casually unbuttons her shirt and reveals her breast, while gently urging the baby to nurse. At the same time two women walk by and are seemingly shocked at the "barbaric" display they had just witnessed. Saying such things as " I would never do that in public" as the other woman replies "Yeah, that's what bottles are for." Little do these women know that this young...
  • Feeding Her Baby Breast Bottle Mother
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    NATURAL OR MANMADE THESIS STATEMENT The nutrition your child receives from you while you are pregnant and from birth gives him / her the start in life that s needed to grow and to develop through childhood into adulthood. Whichever choice a mother makes in feeding her baby will also determine how healthy the baby is. Natural or Manmade Most people would expect no differences in whether a newborn baby is breast-fed naturally by its mother or bottle-fed with formula. In both cases, one should expe...
  • How Alcohol Affects Nursing Babies
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    This is about how some babies breastfeeding mothers think drinking a glass of wine or beer will make her baby sleep more soundly. In fact, a baby sleeps less after drinking breast milk that contained alcohol. Studies show by an experiment by feeding plain breast milk to infants and breast milk with only a drop of alcohol. When the babies drank plain breast milk they slept an average of 78 minutes. The babies that had alcohol in their breast milk slept just 51 minutes. Doctors say that an...
  • Breast Cancer Women Disease Cells
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    According to the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO, 2002), breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women in the United States, falling only behind skin cancers. This is why it is such an important disease to understand. Throughout this paper there will be information about various issues which deal with breast cancer, in an attempt to give better insight to the disease. First there will be a brief discussion on the normal and altered physiology of the brea...
  • A Journey With Breast Cancer
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    A Journey with Breast Cancer What is Cancer The body is made up of many types of cells. Normally, cells grow and divide to produce more cells only when the body needs them. This is an orderly process which keeps the body healthy. Sometimes cells keep dividing when new cells are not needed. They may form a mass of extra tissue called a growth or tumor. Benign tumors are not a threat to life but malignant tumors are cancer. Cells in these tumors can invade and damage nearby tissues and organs. Th...