World Day Against Breast Cancer
In the past, breast cancer called "disease of the nuns", because these women have suffered this terrible cancer. Every year millions of women die from breast cancer in the world. This is a very tear statistics. In the area of risk of various cancers are included, it is women. In this regard, 23 September is considered to be the Day of the fight against breast cancer.
In first place is Russia on cancer incidence. Cure breast cancer is possible only when the time will be made examination and revealed the correct diagnosis. Thus, according to statistics, the first degree of the cancer can be cured almost a hundred percent of the time. If it is a question about cancer the second and third degree the chances of a full recovery decrease.
Cancer does not spare anyone and it has long been proven. It should be noted that a cancer can be absolutely at any age. Canadian oncologists in 2010 removed the breast of the youngest patient, who was at that time only three years. In general, cancer is detected in the right breast.
Celebrating this holiday, so that suit a variety of free diagnostic procedures for breast. On this day, health workers are trying to present as much information about the disease: how it goes and how treatment should be carried out correctly. Twisted pink ribbon is a symbol of the fight against breast cancer. Also on this day held many charitable activities, the proceeds from which are directed to different cancer centers. Doctors strongly recommend spending at least a breast self-examination at home. Of course, much more effective will be twice a year to visit the gynecologist and undergo breast ultrasound.