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Breast cancer in Australia

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Breast cancer in Australia

an overview, 2009

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Published by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare and National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre
SeriesCancer series -- no. 50
ContributionsNHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre (Australia)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC280.B8 B672242 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24436274M
ISBN 109781740249669
LC Control Number2009286176

Breast Cancer Screening: Making Sense of Complex and Evolving Evidence. covers broad aspects of breast cancer screening specifically focusing on current evidence, emerging evidence, and issues that will be critical for future breast screening practice such as tailored screening and shared decision-making in breast screening.. The scope of the book is relevant to a global . Delay between Diagnosis and Surgery. Most women who are told that they have a diagnosis of breast cancer experience acute shock and disbelief. Once the treatment plan is decided on for the woman, she will experience some relief of anxiety and distress, but now has to face the hurdle of receiving the planned treatment.

Books and leaflets on cancer for people with learning disabilities They cover issues from going to the doctors, checking for cancers to dealing with bereavement. It can be very difficult for people with learning disabilities to find suitable information about cancer. The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading national body funding world-class, game-changing breast cancer research. 8 women lose their life every day to breast cancer. We receive no government funding, we need your continued support to change the statistics. Take action your way towards zero deaths from breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports Australians affected by breast cancer. BCNA aims to ensure that Australians affected by breast cancer receive support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their r: Lyn Swinburne. About women in Western Australia die from breast cancer each year. Breast cancer can also develop in men, but this is rare. Male breast cancer accounts for about 1% of all breast cancers. Are all breast lumps cancer? No, 90% of breast lumps found are benign and quite harmless, that is, are NOT breast cancer. What causes breast cancer?* We.


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9, likes 1, talking about this. Providing personalised practical, emotional and financial assistance to Western Australians /5(32). Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the breast tissue. Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the breast grow in an uncontrolled way.

Breast cancer can develop at any age. It is most common in women but also affects a small number of men each year. Breasts are made up of lobules and ducts surrounded by fatty and connective tissue. Cancer Australia recommends considering annual mammograms from 40 years of age if the woman has a first-degree relative 75 years (I).

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