Natural Mother Has A Malignant Tumor / Cancer Is Transmitted To Children?
Hello, I am Grace, 24 years old. Hmpir 1stgah last month my mother had surgery to remove a tumor at the bottom of the left nipple. After removing the tumor, check again whether the tumor is malignant / not. And clearly the results of the tumor out test were malignant. And is recommended for chemotherapy, with the reason that it does not spread to other parts. According to the results of the test has not spread to the lymph glands. Am I also potentially affected by cancer ?? Because what I read about cancer is hereditary. And does my sister * have the potential to get cancer ??? Because we have 3 brothers and sisters all. Please answer. thanks.
Hello Grace Kolondam,
Breast cancer can occur in glands that produce milk, in the ducts that carry milk from the glands to the nipples. Cancer can also form in fat or connective tissue in the breast. Breast cancer arises when cells in the breast grow abnormally out of control.
Breast cancer most often appears to form lumps / tumors. Breast cancer is often difficult to detect at an early stage because of its small size. New lumps can be felt if the size is large enough. However, not all lumps in the breast mean cancer. Therefore, it is important to check to determine whether the lump is cancerous or not. In addition to breast cancer lumps can provide other symptoms such as sores on the breast skin, hollows in the breast skin, changes in breast skin resembling orange peel, abnormal discharge (eg mixed with blood) from the nipples, nipples that are drawn inward.
The treatment of breast cancer is varied and usually includes several combined therapies including:
Surgical procedures to remove lumps or remove all breast tissue widely
Not yet known what causes cancer cells to grow in the breast. But there are a number of factors that can put a person at risk for this disease. For example experiencing menstruation at a age that is too young or too old, and have family members who also suffer from breast cancer. If your mother has breast cancer then her daughters have a 2-fold risk of developing breast cancer compared to the normal population. If you inherit certain genetic mutations, the risk of breast cancer or other cancers such as ovarian cancer can increase to 50-85% during his lifetime.
In cases like you, screening and early detection of breast cancer is a wise thing to do. Prevention of breast cancer can be done by breast self-examination (BSE) or examination by medical personnel. Checks should be done routinely if you are at risk of developing breast cancer. Investigations such as mammography, breast ultrasound, MRI, blood genetic testing, etc. can help detect breast cancer at an early stage or estimate the risk of breast cancer. In addition, it is recommended to exercise regularly and not to consume alcoholic beverages. Thus the explanation from me, may be useful.