breast cancer

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  • Created by: Robyn
  • Created on: 10-05-13 14:58
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  • Breast cancer
    • Triggers
      • age
      • family history
      • breast density
      • exposure to oestrogen
      • overweight
      • tall
      • alcohol
      • radiation
      • hormone replacement therapy
    • Symptoms
      • lump or thick tissue on breast
      • change in size or shape
      • lump or swelling in arm pit
      • dimpling on breast
      • rash on/around nipple
      • discharge from nipple
      • change in nipple appearance
      • pain in breast or arm pit
    • Treatment
      • decided
        • stage and grade of cancer
        • general health
        • menopause
      • Surgery
        • lumpectomy
          • lump removal
        • mastectomy
          • breast removal
      • radiotherapy
      • chemo
      • hormone
        • lowers levels of hormones to stop effects
        • depends on
          • stage and grade of cancer
          • hormone sensitivity
          • age
          • menopause
          • other treatments used
        • Used after chemo and surgery
        • 5 years
      • biological

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Sam Morran

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A nice mind map with the essential details - I like the terminology that has been included.

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