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Behind this layer of cloth, is there any abnormal sign?

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Breast Cancer Network Vietnam is sincerely thankful for your contributions in creating this handbook for the community: Illustration: Truong Cat Ngoc Design support: Nguyen Tran Minh Nguyet Consulting specialists: Dr. Bui Thanh Tinh – Da Nang Oncology Hospital Dr. Bui Sy Nghia – Da Nang Oncology Hospital Dr. Ho Hoang Thao Quyen – University of Medical Center Ho Chi […]

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Types (forms) of breast cancer

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There are many different types/forms of breast cancer, not to mention that different illness’s stages will have different treatment, and each woman will have a different outcome. Being aware of various types/kinds of breast cancer will help you make wiser decisions when you combine complementary therapies with traditional medicines or when you choose better foods […]

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Self-examination to detect breast cancer early

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Do these following steps: Step 1: Start by looking at your breast in the mirror with your shoulders kept straight and with both hands on your hips Examine your breast thoroughly in front of the mirror to check if there is any modification in shape and size. Find out if there is any change in […]

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The risk of breast cancer in successful women

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Successful women have a 70% higher risk of breast cancer, compared to women who gained less than, according to the Australian Women’s Weekly. This is the conclusion of a research group led by Dr. Tetyana Pudrovska at Pennsylvania State University (USA) They think that there are many causes that lead to increased risk of breast […]

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Do you have a risk of breast cancer after giving birth?

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Do you have a risk of contracting breast cancer after giving birth? The interaction between breast cancer and the fetus is a relatively complex matter. Will the baby’s cells kill the breast cancer cells? Are the pregnant women ensured to not develop breast cancer? And after conceiving a baby, can women undergo cancer recurrence? Is […]

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Information about breast imaging diagnosis techniques

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There are many imaging diagnostic methods of breast diseases such as mammography, breast ultrasound, radiotherapy, radioisotope. What is the imaging diagnosis These are techniques of imaging diagnosis such as X-ray (mammogram), breast ultrasound, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), SPECT imaging, PET-CT imaging … Currently, three techniques like breast ultrasound, X-ray mammogram and MRI are popularly used in […]

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Diet plan helps preventing breast cancer

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A suitable diet plan does not only help women have a perfect body, but also help to reduce the danger of breast cancer. The British scientists also asserted that people could minimize risk of breast cancer if having diet meal two times per week. The diet plan for two days per week normally has low […]

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Simple ways to lower your risks of breast cancer

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Erica Mayer – an expert on Cancer at the Dana – Farber Cancer Institute gave 5 advice to help women fight against their risks of breast cancer. Get a breast X-ray before being 40. “Getting an X-ray doesn’t prevent or cure breast cancer but it helps to detect the disease soon before it’s symptoms appear” […]

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Does soy milk increase risk of breast cancer?

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Question: I’ve heard that drinking a lots of soy milk is really good for women’s health; however, some people have argued that it instead increases the risk of breast cancer. I drink a glass of soy milk almost every day, may I inquire a doctor to see if  the effects are beneficial, or in actuality […]