Category Archives: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

Fibrocystic breast is not a disease! How to recognize!

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
From Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibrocystic-breasts/basics/definition/con-20034681 Accessed: April 19, 2015 Fibrocystic breasts are composed of tissue that feels lumpy or rope-like in texture. Doctors call this nodular or glandular breast tissue. It’s not at all uncommon…

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Family history of breast cancer as a risk factor

Family history of breast cancer as a risk factor Posted on October 12, 2012 Family history of breast cancer as a risk factor Having a family history of breast cancer is a risk factor for a woman. A risk factor is … Continue reading

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The likelihood of developing breast cancer within the next 10 years, by age

The likelihood of developing breast cancer within the next 10 years, by age Posted on October 12, 2012 The likelihood of developing breast cancer within the next 10 years, by age:* Age 20 0.6% 1 in 1,1760 Age 30 0.44% 1 in … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Risk Assessment for the Filipino Women – ROJoson – 12oct11

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment for the Filipino Women –  ROJoson – 12oct11 Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg October 10, 2012 Breast cancer is very common in the Philippines that it is now causing fear and even phobia … Continue reading

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