What is breast cancer and what happens next?
in their Onkopedia the DGHO provides a very good explanation about. For the definition of breast cancer here:
Dr. Friedrich Overkamp, Specialist in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology and former board member of DGHO,
explains the function of “patient onkopedia”. (Stand Feb. 2012)
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Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumor of women.
The cancer is based generally on breast tissue.
The most common form is referred to by the pathologist as, invasive ductal carcinoma '.
Others, rare forms are invasive lobular, das tubulare, mucinous and medullary carcinoma.
Das duktale Carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) are precursors of breast cancer.
Subject to limitations of invasive breast cancer of women.
The man's breast cancer is treated in a separate chapter (Man Breast Cancer).
Are there methods of prevention and early detection?
The general recommendations for prevention related to the acquired risk factors:
avoid obesity, avoid weight gain after menopause
regular, physical movement
Renunciation of high alcohol consumption
The suppression of the effect of female hormones reduces the risk of hormone-dependent breast cancer.
These benefits must be carefully weighed against the side effects.
Such a decision depends on the level of risk for breast cancer, the age of the patient and the risk of side effects.
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