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Breast Cancer 3

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                         BREAST CANCER


By: Taylor Heidorn & Sara Adams 




Description: Breast Cancer is among the most common types of cancer in the world. 1 out of every 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. There are two types of breast cancer. Ductal carcinoma starts in the tubes that move the breast milk. This is the most common type of breast cancer. The other type is Lobular carcinoma which starts in the lobules within the breast that produce milk. Breast cancer can start in other areas of the breast, however, it is very rare.[1]                                                  [2]







·        A lump in the breast

·        Bloody Discharge from the nipple

·        Change in the size of breast

·        Change in the shape of breast

·        Changes to the skin over the breast, such as dimpling

·        Inverted nipple

·        Pealing or flaking of the nipple skin

·        Redness or pitting of the skin over breast 



Breast Cancer Risk Factors 3


Breast Cancer Causes 3


Breast Cancer Tests and Diagnosis 3


 Stages of Breast Cancer


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  1. "Breast Cancer." MedlinePlus. 2009. Web. 27 Oct 2009. .
  2. http://www.odec.ca/projects/2007/knig7d2/images/breast%20cancer%20cell.jpg

Comments (16)

rryoung@... said

at 9:37 am on Oct 29, 2009

As we discussed, move the spacing and add links to other web pages.

Alexandrea Schwent said

at 10:15 am on Nov 4, 2009

Your Stages of Breast Cancer page is very descriptive. I like how you described each stage and then had a picture that shows each stage.

Callie Meece said

at 10:20 am on Nov 4, 2009

I really liked the page about the risk factors for breast cancer. Even though the layout was a little messed up, i learned quite a bit about my personal chances of getting breast cancer. It was very beneficial that you included that link because i believe most people think that you just get breast cancer like a game of chance, but apprently that is not true.

James Berns said

at 10:21 am on Nov 4, 2009

I like the orginzation for the front page with the syptoms listed and the picture on the fronst page is very descriptive.

Ross Didelot said

at 10:25 am on Nov 4, 2009

I thought the page on risk factors was very interesting. I had no idea that not having children or obesity could increase your chances of developing breast cancer.

Joshua Miller said

at 10:26 am on Nov 4, 2009

The page seems very knowledgeable over all. I didnt kno that cancer and genetic inheritance could b related. It is visually appealing but you know u dont have 2 put "3" on ur actual web page, its just how u name the links

Tina Le said

at 10:32 am on Nov 4, 2009

I learned a lot about the different stages of breast cancer that i did not know before. I found that very interesting. I also liked the risk factors page.

Tina Le said

at 10:34 am on Nov 4, 2009

question: does not having a baby increase your risk of getting breast cancer? or decrease it?

Derrick Roach said

at 10:35 am on Nov 4, 2009

The setup, info, and picture on the Stages page are very beneficial. It was easy to follow too. I like how you included factors that you can control. Hopefully it will get people motivated to decrease their chance of acquiring breast cancer.

Zachary McCormack said

at 11:01 am on Nov 4, 2009

Good job of explaining the stages of breast cancer. However, some history or awareness would be nice.

Isabel Wenk said

at 10:10 am on Nov 5, 2009

It really frightening to see what increase your risk of breast cancer and that your risk also depend on your race. I didn' know that breat feeding increase your risk. I like that you added a lot of statistics and numbers so you can compare it to others genetic diseases.

Kaleigh Volpp said

at 10:17 am on Nov 5, 2009

It's interesting to the risk factors included in breast cancer, such as a women beginning their period before age 12 and previous radiation exposure. I also didnt know that breast cancer has 4 stages.

Jacob Halbert said

at 10:22 am on Nov 5, 2009

i think the pictures on the stages of breast cancer do a very good job of showing the growth of breast cancer. also i think that it is very amazing the 1 in every 8 women get doagnosed with breast cancer.

Nathan Jeffers said

at 10:33 am on Nov 5, 2009

The fact that when women who begin their periods before age 12 have a much higher risk of developing breast cancer is a very interesting to me. The other risk factors such as alcohol, obesity, not bearing children, and being and Ashkenzi Jew will greatly increase your chances of having breast cancer. It would have been beneficial to know if you would have covered if men could get breast cancer.

Joshua Miller said

at 10:43 am on Nov 5, 2009

The diagnosis page was good. it was clean and simple and there is a lot of ways to be diagnosed. it wouldve ben nice if the def of malignant was included

Derrick Roach said

at 10:53 am on Nov 5, 2009

it's funny how such a serious disorder can be noticed by something as simple as a monthly self exam. transitioning from stage to stage, how long does each take on average? i like the links on hormone and chemotherapy, but i couldn't find out if hormone therapy stops the stages from continuing or only slows them down? which is the best option, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, or surgery?

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