Breast Cancer is a malignant tumor which usually occurs in the epithelial tissue of the breast gland. It is one of the most common cancers that severely impacts on ladies’ physical and mental health and even threats to their lives. The main symptoms of breast cancer are: breast lumps, breast pain, nipple discharge, nipple changes, skin changes and axillary lymph nodes swelling. Breast cancer prevention has become a popular topic among ladies. Experts of Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou introduce several ways to prevent breast cancer.
First, eat more high-fiber foods. Obesity raises the risk of breast cancer. It is helpful to eat high-fiber foods like cereal, beans, and fruits instead of animal fat, so as to reduce estrogen that may cause breast cancer.
Second, have a good habit of taking physical exercises. According to some researches, those women who often do exercises have a 30% lower chance to get breast cancer than those do not take exercises. Sports are good for your health and preventing breast cancer.
Third, do regular breast check. Ladies who age between 20-40 should do self check on breast after menstruation, and get professional breast check by doctor every two year; those who are between 40-49 years old should do self check monthly and get professional breast check every one year; and those who are above 50 years old should take clinical breast examination and breast screening besides doing self check monthly.
Four, have a healthy diet. Embrace a diet high in vegetables and fruit, low in sugared drinks, refined carbohydrates and fatty foods.
Five, those cosmetics and drugs which contain estrogen should be used with caution.
Six, avoid exposure to electromagnetic radiation and radioactive rays. For example, when you cook, you should keep away from the working microwave oven.
Seven, a positive attitude towards life is good for preventing breast cancer.