October has been recognized as the Pink Month in a global effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. Pink Month is a month dedicated to educating people about breast cancer, including early detection, signs and symptoms of breast cancer.
Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women in both the developed and less developed worlds, according to the World Health Organization. Breast cancer accounts for nearly 20% of all cancer cases in the UAE and is the second most significant cause of death among women after cardiovascular conditions. This Breast Cancer Awareness month, let us increase our understanding of the disease and take a step to educate ourselves about breast cancer.
The following are some of the most common signs and symptoms of breast cancer:
Breast cancer is caused by a mix of causes, according to studies. Being a woman and being older are two major variables that impact your risk. The majority of breast cancers can be seen in women over the age of 40.
The best way for early diagnosis of breast cancer is regular screening. Breast cancer is usually diagnosed after the symptoms develop, although many women with cancer have no signs or symptoms. This is why it is critical to get screened for breast cancer on a regular basis. Given below are some breast cancer screening tests:
Breast Cancer is a manageable condition, provided timely intervention is availed, which is possible through regular screenings. Ensure that you stay in touch with your doctor to understand the screenings processes and the timelines that will suit your health.