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25 myths about breast cancer

Myth №1. breast cancer can only women in the family have already been zamechenoeto disease.

truth. Nasamom fact about 70% of women do not know where they got the disease and the breathtaking backdrop to understand the reason.However, if all the relatives of someone ill with breast cancer, the esliblizky relative (sister, mother, child) has had the disease, the disease togdarisk have increased by 2 raza.A if ill relative with breast cancer 2 or more, then the risk gorazdouvelichivaetsya.

Myth №2. Eslinosit bra "bones" that can cause breast cancer.

truth. The fact that such a plan bras compress the lymphatic system and accumulate in the breast etomtoksiny is not true that scientists unproven.Therefore, the tightness of your belyanikakogo relationship to cancer is not.

Myth №3. Most nodules in the breast - cancer.

truth. 80% of nodules, which are in a woman's breast were the result of cysts, benign changes or other reasons.However, if you notice any toizmeneniya chest, then consult a

doctor, because detect cancer at an early stadiigorazdo best for you.

Myth №4. Eslivskryt tumor during surgery, the cancer will spread.

truth. Surgery does not cause breast cancer, and even more can not egorasprostranit.The doctor can only lishvo the operation to determine that the cancer has spread more than ever before.

Myth №5. Eslivstavit breast implants, the risk of breast cancer increases.

truth. Etopolny nonsense.Just regular mammograms can make a mistake during the examination takihzhenschin should take advantage of additional X-rays, so vysmozhete more fully examine the breasts.

Myth №6. Kazhdayazhenschina has a chance of 1: 8 breast cancer.

truth. Riskzabolevaniya increased only 30 vozrastom.V it aged woman has a chance of getting cancer of 1: 233, but kogdaey is 85, she will have a chance of 1: 8.

Myth №7. Priispolzovanii antiperspirants increases the risk of breast cancer.

truth. Eschenikto found no link between parabens contained in antiperspirants Iraq chest.Scientists have not figured out where did those parabens, kotoryenashli in tumors.

Myth №8. Women with small breasts suffer from breast cancer less frequently.

truth. Riskraka breast size and its completely unrelated to each other.The only thing that is too big grudtrudnee examine than small.

Myth №9. Rakgrudi always appears in the form of nodules.

truth. Yes uzelokmozhet point to breast cancer, but women should pay attention to changes, and the morrow.It may be a ripple breast or nipple, swelling, redness, nipple retraction, breast skin irritation, scaly, skin thickening breast nipple.

Mif№10. After a mastectomy, it is impossible to develop breast cancer.

truth. Byvayutsluchai when women really ill with breast cancer after mastectomy, noposle her risk of disease is reduced by 90%.

Mif№11. family history affects the mother's risk of breast cancer more chemistoriya father.

truth.Family history father is just as important as the story of the mother.To uznatkakie you have risks, you must first pay attention to women's polovinuottsovskogo family, because women are more prone to it.

Myth №12 .Because caffeine can zaupotrebleniya breast cancer.

truth. Uchenyene proven that caffeine and breast cancer as an interconnected.Some studies have even shown chtokofein contrast, can reduce this risk.

Myth №13 .Esliu you have a high risk of breast cancer, then you have nothing to do about it mozhetes.

truth. Nasamom fact every woman can do a lot.To reduce the risk zhelatelnosnizit your weight if you are obese, do physical activities, to eliminate or reduce the use of alcohol, mammograms and regulyarnyeklinicheskie tests, and it will be good if you give up cigarettes.

Mif№14. Esliu women have fibrocystic breast changes, it podverzhenazabolevaniyu more.

truth. Ranshevrachi thought that in fact it is true, but this relationship was never established.

Mif№15.If you do mammogram every year, then you are exposed kaksledstvie radiation and, at greater risk of breast cancer.

truth. Yes, the radiation used in mammography, but the risks of disease from him rakomyavlyayutsya very tiny.With mammography can find a tumor eschezadolgo before you start to feel it.

Myth №16 .Iglybiopsii may initiate cancer cells and they begin to spread to any other part of the body.

truth. niedinogo No convincing proof of this assertion.Even before people were afraid of, tosegodnya study showed that patients who underwent biopsy, boleyutrakom as well as ordinary people, but in any case, the risk is not increased.

Mif№17. After heart disease cancer is the second leading cause of female mortality.

truth. Yes, because of breast cancer, many women die, but lung cancer, stroke and lower respiratory tract hronicheskiezabolevaniya take over women's lives a year.

Mif№18. If your mammogram showed nothing, so you have nothing to worry about.

truth. Dagenais despite the fact that the detection of cancer mammography is very important, it can nevyyavit from 10 to 20% of cases of breast cancer.That is why you need to take more iklinicheskie tests.

Mif№19. hair straighteners are a cause of breast cancer in brunettes.

truth. Large studies have shown that hair straighteners increase riskzabolevaniya breast cancer.

Mif№20. If you remove the chest, you will have a better chance of survival than if vyprimenite radiotherapy.

truth.Women survive almost equally those who have made a mastectomy and those who took advantage of radiotherapy, while maintaining his chest.But it is worth considering that in some cases can not be used as the radiation treatment.

Mif№21. Women who are obese have the same risk of rakomgrudi, like everyone else.

truth. Nasamom fact obesity and overweight increases the risk of a much rakomgrudi, especially for women in the age after menopause.

Myth №22 .Esliv treat infertility, it simultaneously increases the risk of cancer rakommolochnoy.

truth. Because zatogo that breast cancer associated with estrogen treatment of infertility also stalipodozrevat.However, studies have found that the most likely future moms neimeyut increased risk of breast cancer.But it is necessary to identify, before the end of etotvopros have not figured out.

Mif№23. If you live near a power line, then you may receive rakmolochnoy cancer.

truth. study found that there was no connection between the occurrence of breast cancer ielektromagnitnymi fields there.

Mif№24. If you had an abortion, then the risk of breast cancer increases.

truth. Abortyavlyaetsya offender hormonal cycle during pregnancy and is associated with cancer grudinapryamuyu hormones.But studies have shown that nikakoyprichinno-effect relationship here.

Mif№25. Breast Cancer can be avoided.

truth. Ksozhaleniyu not.Of course, you can izmenitobraz life (to give up smoking and alcohol, to start to play sports, to reduce their weight), to determine how much you are exposed to this risk (family history of the disease and other ways) and it snizitvozmozhnost for breast cancer.As mentioned earlier, 70% of women do not know why they are sick, and this suggests that the disease occurs accidentally sneponyatnymi and as yet unexplained factors.