malignant growth of
can spread mainly to the nearby lymph nodes and less frequently to remote organs (lungs, pleura, bone, pelvis and
Rare in men (
possible) and women below age 30, with the highest incidence between 45 and 65, increases after
Have described two
alterations that predispose to it in the genes BCR1 and 2, although they only justify less than 5% of all
cancers (it is found the alteration in these genes in 1 of every 200 women)
Signs and symptoms.
The most characteristic symptoms are:
Asymptomatic at the outset.
Lumps in the
Bloody fluid in the teats, sometimes.
Women above 50.
(in the group that includes patients with these
mutations, so maybe women with
history significant number of direct blood relatives diagnosed with
, might be subject to tests for detecting them.
If positive, experts advise the best individualized treatment plan and follow very strict.
Examine the breasts. Observe
regular gynecological examination / annum. Mammography base of between 35 and 40 years later in the top annual periodic review. The
lactation reduces the occurrence of
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Diagnosis and Treatment.
All options should be valued and be explained in depth.
Sometimes only the surgery to remove nodules, lumps or lymph node is the solution.
Another solution is to remove the entire
Chemotherapy and hormone, in other cases.
Metastases in other organs.
Adverse reactions to
Most are curable if detected early.
oval structure that filters the lymph and
role in immune defense against
through the production and maturation of white blood cells.
X - ray study of the tissue of the
in fine grain film, capable of obtaining images of soft tissue with great precision, allowing early detection of
Ablation (removal) of the
portion of the
gland. Is usually done as part of the treatment of
. During the surgical procedure, sometimes carried out jointly by the removal of lymph nodes.
The process in which the tumor cells (see tumor) are disseminated and implemented in locations distant tissue or organ from which they originated. Metastasis unequivocally characterized as
with chemicals. Usually the term is used to refer to the use of chemical agents in the treatment of malignancies.