Breast Cancer : The Most Common Type Of Cancer For Women Essay

1523 Words Mar 18th, 2016 7 Pages
I. Intraoperative Radiation therapy: Also known as IORT
II. Problem: Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women. It is when there is a lump in the breast that contains cancer cells. Some lumps do not contain cancer cells though. The doctor will have to diagnose someone with breast cancer. Breast cancer is one of the top ten leading causes of death in females. Even males can get breast cancer. At least 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. In 2011 40,000 women died of breast cancer. Breast cancer is genetic. That means that if breast cancer runs in your family there is a chance that you could get breast cancer. Breast Cancer surgery takes away part of breast depending on the size and where the tumor is located at. This does not always take away all of the cancer cells. There is always a chance that the cancer can come back if the cancer cells are not all taken out of the bodies and could working again. Breast cancer is being treated by chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, and surgery. These can all help with the cancer but not killing all of the cells that get left behind after surgery or any of the other treatments. Something that can take the pain away of cancer is titan noni juice. One of my friend’s grandmothers had breast cancer and she took two shots a day of this juice and she said it relieved the pain and tension in her chest that she had. With Intraoperative radiation therapy it can take away all of the cancer…

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