Cancer: A Silent Killer

CANCER D A Silent KillerDM What is cancer? Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by the growth and spread of abnormal cells. The malignant cancer cells from a tumor can spread to other parts of the body, finding new homes, and destroying body organs leading to death. Normal Did you know that... Risk Factors: Prevention: With Cancer Number one cause of cancer Be in the Philippines + 43% Filipinos die of lung Rn Second-hand smoke Asbestos, Radon, Beryllium Regular check-up Quit smoking cancer everyday + There are 43 known carcinogens in every stick of cigarette Air pollution LUNG CANCER Did you know that... Normal With Cancer + 1 of every 13 Filipino women are expected to develop breast cancer in her lifetime. No.1 most common cancer in women + 1 out of 4 die within the first 5 years, and no less than 40% die within 10 years. BREAST CANCER Risk Factors: Prevention: Overweight Alcohol Long term use of hormone replacement therapy Self Breast Exam Mammogram & Clinical Breast Exam yearly for 140 years old Early and late Never giving birth menopause Breastfeeding Exercise Normal Did you know that... Risk Factors: Prevention: With Cancer + 2nd most frequent cancer among women in Philippines + 2nd most frequent cancer Smoking Multiple sexual partners Papsmear HPV vaccine among women between 15 and 44 years of age Safe sex Long term OCP and IUD use Multiple pregnancy Healthy diet and lifestyle CERVICAL CANCER General Prevention: Cancer-fighting fruits and veggies: Regular Exercise Tomato Broccoli Berry Banana Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( Saint Louis University School of Medicine • Batch 2015 н

Cancer: A Silent Killer

shared by jaelmillan on Mar 19
This poster is a school-wide competition that aims to increase cancer-awareness among the students. The three cancers shown here are the three most common types in the Philippines. This poster has won...


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