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Doctor insights on: Breast Cancer Awareness Tattoo Designs

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Will tattoos on breasts give you breast cancer?

Will tattoos on breasts give you breast cancer?

No: For the most part, breast cancers arise from the duct tissues that are responsible for making or secreting milk. Tattoos are usually inert colored inks that are injected just beneath the skin layer and do not get excreted in milk and thus not exposed to ductular tissues. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Cancer (Female) (Definition)

Breast cancer results when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. The growth occurs initially inside the ducts but eventually breaks outside into the breast tissue and ultimately spreads both to the lymph nodes in the armpit and via the bloodstream to other parts of the body. Because of the promoting affect of estrogen almost all breast cancer occurs in women and is a rarity in men. The unregulated growth is due to both inherited and acquired genetic defects. It is the most common malignancy in women but it often curable if found early and treated effectively with surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy, or a combination thereof. Early detection before the malignancy becomes large enough to be felt depends on mammography/sonography and MRI imaging of the breast on an annual basis. ...Read more


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Why does there happen to be so much awareness for breast cancer?

Why does there happen to be so much awareness for breast cancer?

High cure rate: This is probably because the cure rate is so high that there are millions of breast cancer survivors and because early diagnosis is important to improve survival and decrease the severity of treatment. ...Read more

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When is breast cancer awareness month?

When is breast cancer awareness month?

October: October is the Breast cancer awareness month. Just remember every woman should make every month a breast cancer awareness month for herself and her loved ones. ...Read more

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What are some good breast cancer awareness songs?

What are some good breast cancer awareness songs?

Breast cancer : The singer/songwriter jewel wrote a song for breast reconstruction awareness this past year called "flower"! ...Read more

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What breast cancer awareness events are on television?

What breast cancer awareness events are on television?

It is hard to find a: Tv only occasionally has sessions about breast cancer. Internet has plenty of information especially on a website made for the patients..It is called cancer.Net. ...Read more

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I need to know what is the obsession with breast cancer awareness?

The 'OBSESSION' as: You termed it - is that breast cancer can be screened for. It can also be treated (with variable results). Breast cancer kills men ; women. Most of us don't desire to die tragically early or tragically painfully - nor would we wish that on loved ones. What you called obsession can also be viewed as support, education ; empowerment. ...Read more

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What to do if i need some ideas for a raise fund in my school to help breast cancer awareness?

What to do if i need some ideas for a raise fund in my school to help breast cancer awareness?

Here are some ideas: The american cancer society is a great source to find programs. The local hospital cancer centere might also bee able to help. The komen foundation might also be helpful. ...Read more

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Please describe a good idea for a breast cancer awareness event/fundraiser in a small local town?

Please describe a good idea for a breast cancer awareness event/fundraiser in a small local town?

Breast Cancer: Breast reconstruction awareness day or bra day is october 17th. You could have people design bras that can be auctioned as part of a fundraiser as well as other items! ...Read more

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When was breast cancer awareness month started?

When was breast cancer awareness month started?

Breast Cancer Month: National breast cancer awareness month was established in 1985. The aim of the month is to encourage the use of mammograms to increase the rate of earlier detection. ...Read more

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Breast cancer awareness items where can I buy them?

Breast cancer awareness items where can I buy them?

Try these: Susan g. Komen society at: http://ww5.Komen.Org/ american cancer society at: http://www.Cancer.Org/. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more