Mammography

Dkhar, Winniecia (2013) Mammography. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 4 (2). pp. 1106-1111. ISSN 0975-6299

[img] PDF
1. MAMMOGRAPHY ARTICLE.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (335kB) | Request a copy

Abstract

Breast cancer is one of the most increasing cancer, it originate mainly from the breast tissue commonly from inner lining of milk duct.or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. While the overwhelming majority of human cases occur in women, male breast cancer can also occur Worldwide, breast cancer accounts for 22.9% of all cancers in women. In 2008, breast cancer caused 458,503 deaths worldwide (13.7% of cancer deaths in women) There were an estimated 12.7 million cancer cases around the world in 2008, of these 6.6 million cases were in men and 6.0 millions in women .This number is expected to increase to 21 million by 203.This article is to strive to raise awareness about accessibility to screening and to encourage more women to go for mammograms after the age of 40yrs. Educate the people about mammography and its procedure. The screening mammogram is one of the most effective tools available to detect breast cancer early.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Medical Imaging Tech
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2015 05:11
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2015 05:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143676

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item