Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) syndrome is an inherited increased risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and other types of cancer. HBOC syndrome is linked to mutations in several genes, but the most common are called BRCA1 and BRCA2 .
July 2019 CAMP LEJEUNE: PAST WATER CONTAMINATION From the 1950s through the 1980s, people serving or living at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals. This chemical exposure may have led to adverse health conditions.
Breast cancer starts in the cells of the breast as a group of cancer cells that can then invade surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to other areas of the body. Causes of Breast Cancer When you're told that you have breast cancer, it's natural to wonder what may have caused the disease.The chance of a woman developing breast cancer up to age 85 is 1 in 8. In 2010, 14,181 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia. When breast cancer is detected early, women have a much greater chance of being treated successfully and for most women the cancer will not come back after treatment.This is the fall edition of Cancer Care magazine, from the Upstate Cancer Center at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. This issue includes a special section on lung cancer.Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. Find out more facts about breast cancer here. Most cases of breast cancer occur by chance, not genetically, and there is a lifetime risk of 1 in 8 for all women.As a fully accredited population based screening program, BreastScreen SA offers an evidence-based service that is reducing the burden of breast cancer on the South Australian community. Read the BreastScreen SA fact sheet (PDF 220KB) on why recommending regular breast cancer screening could save the lives of female patients in your practice.
Thank You to ARS Restoration Specialists | RESCON for their very generous donation and continued support of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and the families we serve. This help over the past 13 years has provided resources to thousands of families. We are so very grateful.The Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 (WHCRA) is a federal law that provides protections to patients who choose to have breast reconstruction in connection with a mastectomy.If WHCRA applies to you and you are receiving benefits in connection with a mastectomy and you elect breast reconstruction, coverage must be provided for:BREAST CANCER IS THE MOST COMMON CANCER AND THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF CANCER DEATHS AMONG WOMEN IN THE AMERICAS COMPREHENSIVE BREAST CANCER PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROGRAMS ARE ESSENTIAL TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF THE DISEASE While the causes of breast cancer remain largely unknown, factors that can increase breast cancer riskPostal Facts provides the public with information about the Postal Service. The facts in this publication may be reproduced for the purpose of stating the fact itself, and in a business, informational, academic context and the like, and in the body of text discussing factual subject matter relevant to the fact being presented.