Blog

PINK OCTOBER

by in Health information 15 October 2019
NUMBERS

Every year in France, 49,000 women are affected by breast cancer.

PROGNOSTICS

During her lifetime, 1 in 8 women will be confronted with breast cancer.

SOLUTIONS

Detected earlier, breast cancer can be cured in 9 out of 10 cases.

Think about screening

100% FREE SUPPORT

The clinical examination and mammography are 100% paid for by your health insurance fund without advance of costs.

Organized screening, how are things going?

Organized screening is for women aged 50 to 74, with no apparent symptoms or risk factors.

  • An invitation letter is sent home every two years.
  • Make an appointment with one of the approved radiologists, whom you will choose among those on the transmitted list.
  • The radiologist will perform a mammogram and then examine your breasts. A first interpretation of the results will be delivered the same day.
  • Your mammogram is always read by a second radiologist and will send you your results within 15 days.

words about ills ...

01

Gynecologist

Specialist doctor of female genitals.

02

Nipple

In the woman, the end of the breasts, surrounded by the areola.

03

Areola

Circle of the most colorful skin surrounding the nipple.

04

Progesterone

Hormone of the woman.

05

Estrogen

Hormone of the woman.

06

Benign

Non cancerous.

07

Menopause

Permanent cessation of the hormonal functioning of the ovaries which results in the disappearance of the rules.

08

Cancer

Generalized term grouping the various diseases characterized by anarchic and abnormal cell growth.

09

Mammography

Radiological examination of the breasts which allows to detect or to diagnose a mammary tumor.

10

Hormone

Treatment that blocks the action of hormones on cancer cells by reducing their growth and promoting their destruction.

11

Radiotherapy

Complementary treatment of cancer by irradiation of the breast to destroy cancer cells.

12

Chemotherapy

Treatment using specific drugs that destroy cancer cells.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *