At the sound of the word most people get goose bumps because it usually means long term illness or even death. What should be known about breast cancer, which is the most “popular” cancer?
1. Breast more important than brain?
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women, and for that reason most funds are spent on research on this disease. A scientist who is struggling with breast cancer can count on up to three times more funding than his fellow brain cancer survivor.
2. Fight cancer at … ice rink
A Canadian researcher, who discovered a method of fighting cancer cells at the age of 25, contributed to the fight against cancer. However, this is not the strangest thing in this case, because Luke Piggott, who is referred to at the same time … hockey player. As he claims, he succeeds in connecting two very distant classes: “I have a training session with the team in the morning, and then I’m going to the lab.”
3. Stomach to detect cancer
Researchers have succeeded in constructing a special bra that has built-in heat sensors that are used to detect the first signs of breast cancer. Interestingly, the detection of cancer is very good … dogs that need several weeks of training to help millions of women around the world.
4. Have you found a cancer vaccine?
A Cleveland immunologist claims to have invented a breast cancer vaccine, which he tested only in mice. It is not known whether this vaccine will be used at all, but it is known that its legalization will last for at least 10 years. It is unclear whether anyone will want to finance such a vaccine. Surprised? Well, “if you do not know what’s going on, it’s about money,” says an old proverb, which unfortunately is true in this case.Treatment of cancer and the sale of drugs and chemo used to fight cancer is a perfect and very profitable business.
5. Broccoli to fight
Researchers studying breast cancer have analyzed thousands of women suffering from cancer and have come up with quite interesting conclusions. It turns out that women eating a portion of broccoli a day are 40 percent. lower risk of contracting the disease. In addition, we have a very important message for you: squeeze your partner’s breasts, as this can reduce the proliferation of cancer cells.
6. Not just women!
Although breast cancer, and actually this breast is associated – not without reason – with a woman’s disease, but a man can also fall for breast cancer. In the United States, about 450 people die each year. Breast cancer in men is often too late to be recognized, because men rarely go for prophylactic breast examination.
7. Cancer does not choose
Breast cancer is a malignant tumor, and it means that it is very aggressive, as evidenced by the story of a two-year-old from Canada. Despite the young age, the girl was diagnosed with a very rare form of the disease, but fortunately she had gone out of it.