A few remarks about breast cancer screening

A few remarks about breast cancer screening From time to time, I hear comments from the general public about the minimum age to be included in the breast cancer screening program, the proposed frequency and breast self-examination. I would therefore like to make a few remarks on these subjects. Breast Continue readingA few remarks about breast cancer screening

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Hereditary Breast Cancer

The vast majority of breast cancers are not hereditary. Only 5-10% are due to genetic mutation. It is not because there are many cases of cancer in a family that there is automatically a genetic mutation. In addition, there are genetic mutations that do not influence the risk of developing Continue readingHereditary Breast Cancer

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Hormone therapy after breast cancer

Breast cancer is said hormone-dependent when the cancer cells have receptors that enable them to obtain estrogen or progesterone and be nourished by them. Although we usually speak of hormonal therapy, it is in fact an anti-hormone therapy. After breast cancer, the goal is to block the action of hormones Continue readingHormone therapy after breast cancer

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