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Transcript of BREAST CANCER
By: Angela Alarcon, Heena Ansari, Andrea Mejorada and Meghan Pendyala
What is it?
Cancer can originate in different parts of the breast:
True or False: Breast cancer affects only women.
CAN BREAST FEEDING REDUCE THE CHANCE OF OBTAINING BREAST CANCER?
HOW OFTEN SHOULD WOMEN CHECK THEMSELVES?
o Associate professor in the center of biomedical engineering
o A new novel device for the future to change breast cancer detection and treatment
- John Hopkins
o Discovery of Drugs which can prevent Metastasis
Duke University Research on Diagnoses
our chances of getting breast cancer by...
WHAT IS CANCER?
: a serious disease caused by cells that are not normal and that can spread to one or many parts of the body
In other words...
A case in which cells begin
to divide uncontrollably
Categories of Cancer
There are over 100 different types of cancer
Mass of abnormal cells
Not all tumors are cancerous...
How many types of cancer
do you think exist?
C. Over one hundred
What is it?...
CANCEROUS TUMORS IN
THE BREAST TISSUE
Ductal carcinoma breast cancer
Lobular carcinoma breast cancer
True of False: Every 3 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer
new cases of invasive breast cancer
will end in death
Most common cancer in the
BRCA1 or BRCA2 Gene
HOw can we
Avoid radiation and
can a healthy diet
prevent breast cancer?
What is it?..
The use of drugs to
limit the risk of cancer
Breast Cancer Preventative Surgeries
Signs and Symptoms
Breast and Nipple
in the shower
in front of the mirror
when laying down
CLINICAL BREAST EXAMS
Physician or healthcare
Fine Needle Aspiration
Core Needle Biopsy
(Lumpectomy/Wide Local Excision/Open Biopsy)
What is it?
BREAST CONSERVING SURGERY
Treatment with cancer-killing drugs
Is given in cycles
Can take several months
SURGERY TO REMOVE A BREAST
how does bme
Lumpectomy and radiation with local recurrence
Mastectomy and local recurrence
Recurrence and support
Dr. Joseph Yuan- Chieh Lo (Part of the BME Faculty and a professor in Radiology)
Computer aided Diagnoses
(University of Kentucky)
iN WHAT CATEGORY
OF CANCER DOES BREAST
CANCER FALL INTO?
CAN A HEALTHY
WHEN IS BREAST CANCER
WHICH FAMOUS CELEBRITY
HAD A DOUBLE MASTECTOMY?
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF
LUMPS END UP BEING