Thinking pink

04 Nov, 2022 - 00:11 0 Views
Thinking pink While October is gone, it is always the right time for breast cancer screening

The ManicaPost

Takunda Mlambo

While October is gone, it is always the right time for breast cancer screening.

Examining for malignant tumours in our breasts

It occurs rarely in men, and mostly in women

It is that time again, time to save a boob, a life.

A constituent of women burdening diseases in the world.

Signs are breast pain, swelling of all or part of the breast.

Also nipple pain, redness, nipple discharge other than milk.

With various symptoms, some tumours are benign, not cancerous.

Be conscious of the symptoms, screening is important

Though common in older men, it can occur at any age.

A lump or thickening of breast tissue, symptoms are alike

Family history of breast cancer, one of the common risk factors.

The time to see a doctor is now, especially with persistent signs.

Monthly breast self-exam is wise,

It is highly curable, if detected in the early stages.

Treatment depends on the stage of cancer, please hurry.

lt might be surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.

Also biological treatment, hormone therapy and others.

Still the best is patient education and survivorship programs.

 

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