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This is a “do it yourself” (DIY) method of examining the breast, such that you become familiar with your breasts and you can report any changes if they occur. It should be carried out 3 to 5 days after your menses, and you should repeat this every month.  If you detect any changes such as a lump, inverted nipple, or a swelling, it is best not to panic but report to your doctor. Of course, the breasts of a nursing mum may be lumpy. This is normal. The steps are

Breast Cancer – the commonest cancer in women. The number of people dying from breast cancer has been on the rise lately and that calls for a lot of awareness. Hence, I’d like to take you through the causes and of course what can be done to deal with it. The CAUSE of breast cancer, like other cancers, is not known. However, some factors predispose to it. These include:  AGE: It is common from 30 years to 75 years. DIET: High fat intake increases the risk. ALCOHOL: increased alcohol intake

CANCER is a word that many have heard severally, hence are now familiar with. Many also die from one form of it or another. In this post, I will be showing you what causes these cancers. First, let us explore some terms used: There is a term known as NEOPLASIA (or NEOPLASM), which means “new growth”. It is used interchangeably with the word TUMOR. Tumors are classified into BENIGN and MALIGNANT. Benign tumors stay where they originate from and typically do not spread to other sites/ tissues. Malignant tumors destroy

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