BREAST CANCER.

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What is the defintion of Breast Cancer?
Cancer of the breast tissue.
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What are the two types of Breast Cancer?
1. Non-invasive = Ducts of the breast can't spread. 2. Invasive = Spreads outside.
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What are the causes of Breast Cancer?
1. Over 50 years of age. 2. Genes. 3. Previous Breast Cancer. 4. Being overweight. 5. Radiation.
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What are the symtpoms of Breast Cancer?
1. Lump in breast. 2. Blood streaked discharge from the ******. 3. Nipple inverting. 4. Rash around the ******. 5. Dimpling of the skin on the breast.
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What treatment is there for Breast Cancer?
1. Lumpectomy. 2.Mastectomy. 3. Radiothearpy. 4. Chemothearpy. 5. Hormone treatment.
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What are the physical effects of Breast Cancer?
1. Removal of breast. 2. Limited movement. 3. Pain in the breast after surgery.
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What are the intellectual effects of Breast Cancer?
1. Time off work. 2. Increased awareness of Breast Cancer.
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What are the emotional effects of Breast Cancer?
1. Depression. 2. Lack of self-esteem. 3. Angry as to why it had to be them. 4. Feeling like less of a women. 5. Fear about survival
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What are the social effects of Breast Cancer?
1. Less time at work. 2. Support from friends and family. 3. Support groups.
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What are the financial effects of Breast Cancer?
1. Time off work. 2. Perhaps reliant on benefits.
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