Breast Cancer

The human body is an amazing machine which functions with systems that
are more advanced than any which man has ever created. However, as with
any machine, malfunctions can occur and these are the diseases which cause
death. Cancer is one of these diseases; it causes death and devastation
for many millions of people each year. The leading cause of death of woman
aged between 40-49 in North America is one of these cancer. It is breast
cancer and the recent fear of it has engulfed women of all ages.
The fear and frustration of breast cancer has affected thousands of
women and their families, mainly in recent years, and it does not seem to
be slowing down. According to ...

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are now going to destroy her. These are facts which women
who have the disease must face and the mental and psychological strain is
unimaginable to those who are not affected.

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As with mainly all diseases, there is not just one contributing factor
to its existence. Breast Cancer has numerous causes and by studying these
factors, we can see who is at high risk. In a life-time, a person will
either be diagnosed with cancer or die from it. Women between the ages of
25-29 who have used oral contraceptives, or are taking the pill, are 16%
more likely to develop Breast Cancer. Women in the United States, at an
early age, have less of a risk of developing Breast Cancer than a women in
her later age. American Cancer Society Surveillance Research shows that a
women in her twenties has a 1 in 2,500 chance of developing Breast Cancer
in the next 10 years, where a woman in her fifties has a 1 in 39 chance of
developing the cancer.
It is a fact that ...

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great, are not
properly funded by the ACS. This is because there are only a few
assumptions as to what environmental causes can promote Breast Cancer; due
to the fact that they cannot be easily determined experimentally. Because
cancer takes years to develop, experimentation is difficult and all
environments must be tested in order to have an objective and full
conclusion. Project grants average around $100,000 per year for about 2-3
years of work is definitely not enough time to see actual environmental
causations. Perhaps in the future, with more advanced technologies,
experiments may be able to overcome the limits of time and then we will be
able to fully understand cancer ...

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