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Women’s Health: Focus on Cancers

WOMEN'S HEALTH FOCUS ON CANCERS BREAST CANCER STATISTICS 1 IN 8 WOMEN in the U.S. will develop breast cancer THAT'S 12% ABOUT 30% of the cancers diagnosed In women are breast cancers ABOUT 230,480 cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in 2011 2011 85% OF BREAST CANCERS appear in women with no family history of the disease RISK FACTORS GENETICS OBESITY SMOKING AGE DIET PREVENTION EARLY DETECTION IMPROVED DIET A healthy diet can boost your cancer-fighting power Women over 4o should get a mammogram every year Women with a family history of breast cancer may need May also lower your weight, another significant risk factor to start earlier OVARIAN CANCER STATISTICS 9TH MOST COMMON 5TH MOST COMMON cancer in women cause of cancer deaths in women 1 IN 72 WOMEN in the U.S. will develop ovarian cancer ABOUT 3% of the cancers diagnosed in women are ovarian cancers ABOUT 22,240 women will be diagnosed in 2013 2013 RISK FACTORS GENETICS AGE USE OF NEVER BEING most common FERTILITY DRUGS between ages 30 and 50 PREGNANT PREVENTION EARLY DETECTION BIRTH CONTROL PILLS Pelvic exams can help detect Oral contraceptives may lower the risk of ovarian cancer the presence of cancer Transvaginal ultrasound can also help detect the disease Risk is lowered even if you stop taking the pill INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY FRIVERSIDE Community Hospital www.riversidecommunityhospitalblog.com Sources: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguidelovarian-cancer-risk-factors http://www.cancergov/cancertopics/pdq/genetics/breast-and-ovarian/HealthProfessional http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancanceridetailedauide/ovarian cancer-key statistics httns/www.riancancetorm/about-ovarian-cancer/statistics http://womenshealth.gow/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/mammagrams.cfm http://www.breastcancer.ong/symptoms/understand bc/isk/factors http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics https://www.fherc.org/en/diseases/breast-cancer/tips-prevention.html http//www.cancergow/cancertopics/pdg/prevention/breast/Patient/page3 http://www.cancer.gow/cancertopics/pdg/screening/ovarian/Patient/pages

Women’s Health: Focus on Cancers

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If you are a woman over the age of 40, you should undergo a mammogram every year. This yearly examination can help doctors detect breast cancer early, making it easier to treat the disease and preven...

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