Saclike structures that lie above the prostate which produce about 60 of the

Saclike structures that lie above the prostate which

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Saclike structures that lie above the prostate, which produce about 60% of the seminal fluid Prostate: The gland in the male, located below the baldder, that secretes some of the fluid in semen Cowper’s Glands: Glads that secrete a clear alkaline fluid into the male’s urethra CANCER OF THE SEX ORGANS Breast Cancer 1 in 9 women are expected to develop breast cancer 5-10% of cases are due to genetic factors’ other risk factors” Long-term use of menopausal hormone replacement therapy, and obesity BRCA1 & BRCA2 genes 3 kinds of breast lumps: Cysts (fluid filled saces; AKA fibrocystic or cystic mastitis), fibroadenomas, and malignant tumours Best technique: Mammography Radical Mastectomy: A surgical treatment for breast cancer in which the entire breast, as well as underlying muscles and lymph nodes, is removed -Modified: The breast and lymph nodes but not the muscles are removed -Simple: Only the breast is removed Lumpectomy: A surgical treatment for breast cancer in which only the lump and a small bit of surrounding tissue are removed 3 sources of psychological trauma: Finding out that one has cancer is traumatic, and the surgergy and possible amputation of the breast and the impact of severe menopausal symptoms are additionally stressful

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