Breast Cancer Essay by Neatwriter

Breast Cancer
A proposal for youth education on preventing and reducing the risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer.
# 60670 | 718 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Sep 12, 2005 in Medical and Health (General) , Women Studies (General)

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This paper presents a proposal with the aim to develop a workshop geared towards educating young adults about the risk factors associated with pre-menopausal breast cancer and educate the community about the importance of early detection. The author hypothesizes that by addressing and educating youths, the incidence of breast cancer and death associated with breast cancer may decrease over time.

From the Paper:

"The incidence of pre-menopausal breast cancer is on the rise. In recent years many different factors have been identified that contribute to this increased risk. Among the more common include an earlier onset of menses, obesity or overweight in youth which pre-dispositions a person to breast cancer, use of hormonal replacement therapy and long term use of oral contraceptives (Claudio, 2000; Emanoil, 2000). Many studies have suggested that women are not taking adequate steps to assure early detection of breast cancer (Emanoil, 2000). "

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