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    Evolution of Breasts

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    Evolutionary Psychology The Evolution of Female Breasts and Breasts as Sexual Signals Female breasts always seem to be a ‘hot’ topic‚ even from an evolutionary standpoint! Human females have larger breasts than all their nonhuman primates. Many studies have been conducted on the function and purpose of the large female breasts. Human females have breasts that have evolved to always be prominent after puberty‚ a physical characteristic that has been found to be attractive to our male ancestors

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    Anatomy of the Breast

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    ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form Anatomy of the Breast The External Surface Anatomy of the Breast The female breast lies against the anterior thoracic wall‚ extending from the clavicle and the second rib down to the sixth rib‚ and from the side of the sternum across to the midaxillary line. The breasts lie anterior to the pectoralis major and serratus anterior muscles. The superior lateral portion of breast tissue projects upward and laterally into the axilla. This portion is

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    Breast Cancer

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    [pic] Breast Cancer.Org Lori Scott Introduction to Business Table of Contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………………… I Breast Cancer.org Strategic Focus – Early detection …………………………………II Provide the most current research finding and Information…………………………...III Continuing Research (Fund raise)……………………………………………………IV Goal: Eradicate Breast cancer in our life time…………………………………………V

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    Breast cancer

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    Breast Cancer‚ is cancer that start in the tissues of the breast of men and women. In some rare cases‚ it is known that breast cancer can start in other areas of the breast. Such as‚ the mammary gland‚ lobules‚ areola‚ nipple‚ lactiferous ducts‚ and the subcutaneous fat. It is known‚ that there are two types of breast cancer: Ductal Carcinoma- starts in the tubes (ducts) that move milk from the breast to the nipple.1 This is the most common cancer in woman. Lobular Carcinoma- starts in the parts

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    Breast Exam

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    and performance of breast self exam. Characteristics: A.S has no children‚ and has used oral contraceptives to maintain a regular cycle for about 7 yrs. She is overweight‚ and has a family history of breast cancer. Being 34 and a smoker on OCP’s gives her an increased risk for breast problems. She has never had a mammogram‚ and is not on a regular schedule for doctor visits. This was the first time she had a visit in 3 years. Subjective: “I believe my grandmother had breast cancer but why should

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    Breast Cancer

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    According to Reyes & Layug (2009)‚ breast cancer is an unregulated growth of abnormal cells in breast tissue. Its cause is unknown‚ but many risk factors influence the development. A woman who finds a breast lump or other breast problem will probably first suspect cancer‚ even though 8 of 10 lumps are benign. Despite many misconceptions regarding the etiology of breast cancer‚ public awareness about this health threat has grown dramatically. Now‚ breast cancer is openly discussed‚ and information

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    Breast Cancer

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    One woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes and one woman will die of breast cancer every thirteen minutes in the U.S. This is very sad but true. People know that it happens‚ but it’ll never happen to them‚ until it hits close to home. There are precautions that women can take to lower their risk of developing the disease. Knowing what to look for can save a life as far as early detection. The best thing that anyone can do is to educate themselves so that they are aware of signs

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    Common Breast Problems

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    boobs Because the breasts are principally composed of adipose tissue‚ which surrounds the milk glands‚ their sizes and volumes fluctuate according to the hormonal changes particular to thelarche (sprouting of breasts)‚ menstruation (egg production)‚ pregnancy (reproduction)‚ lactation (feeding of offspring)‚ and menopause (end of menstruation). For example‚ during the menstrual cycle‚ the breasts are enlarged by premenstrual water retention; during pregnancy the Approximately two years after the

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    Breast Cancer

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    diagnosed with breast cancer every year‚ which is equal to 130 women a day. It is estimated that approximately 40‚000 women will die from breast cancer annually. About 2‚000 men are diagnosed with breast cancer annually‚ with about 450 deaths in the result of male breast cancer occurring each year. Breast cancer is a disease affecting the cells and tissues in the breast including milk ducts‚ lobules and the connective tissues in the area. Breast cancer occurs in women when cells within breast tissue

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    Breast Cancer

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    Breast Cancer is the number one disease for women in the United States of America. Over 1 million women have had this disease‚ some have survived or they’re deceased. Scientist over the years has been researching this disease to find a cure. Breast Cancer is a tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. The way the cancer forms‚ the tumor is a group of cancer cells that grows into a surrounding of tissues or areas of the body. Breast Cancer can come from your family history‚ race and ethnicity

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