week 2 checkpoint due day 5

week 2 checkpoint due day 5 - reduce alcohol consumption...

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r." American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for on, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms . 2011. Web. 21 Apr. ancer.org/Cancer/index>. Breast Cancer. What is Breast Cancer ? A group of diseases that changes the cells in the body and forms a malignant tumor which is found in the breast of women and men.   (American Cancer Society, 2011) Risk factors of Breast Cancer? Age, family history, age of first full term pregnancy, early menarche, late menopause, breast density, obesity, use of estrogen and progestin menopausal hormones, alcohol use, and physical inactivity. Prevention, Detection, Diagnosis Techniques Regular mammograms. Regular self breast exams. Avoid weight gain. Exercise regularly and
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Unformatted text preview: reduce alcohol consumption. Cancer affects the body how? • Can spread to other organs in the body. • Lumps and swelling may occur. • Breast pain, and discharge from the nipple. • Fatigue, depression, and anxiety can be increased. Treatment. • Lumpectomy. • Surgery to remove cancerous tissue. • Radiation therapy. • Systemic therapy (Anti-cancer drugs). • Biologic therapy (Perception is used to kill the HER2 protein in tumors). Side effects. • Psychological distress, hormonal symptoms, fatigue, nausea, hair loss, weight loss. Local support groups. • American Cancer Society Web Site and National Cancer Information Center, 1-800-227-2345. Cancer.org...
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