Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide as well as in India. Various lifestyle related as well as non-modifiable risk factors are associated with increasing incidence of breast cancer. Factors like increasing age, genetics, radiation, lack of breastfeeding, obesity, sedentary lifestyle and smoking add to risk of suffering from breast cancer. Over the years, women have become more aware about their breast health, leading to detection of breast cancer in early stages and subsequent increased cure rates with proper treatment.
At the same time, there are some myths regarding risk factors and the treatment of breast cancer. This misinformation leads to delay in starting treatment and undue fear psychosis among women
The worst part about cancer in India is that most people are unable to find a good dedicated hospital to get appropriate treatment. If you are looking to get expert and comprehensive breast cancer treatment and are unable to find one, you can prefer to consult Dr Navneet Tripathi, a breast cancer surgeon at Health City super speciality Hospital Lucknow.
Now let us know about some of the common myths regarding breast cancer
Dr Navneet Tripathi, is a well-known breast surgical oncologist in Lucknow. His team at Healthcity hospital, can provide the best possible breast cancer treatment in Lucknow. If you have any doubts of concerns regarding your breast health, you can prefer to consult him, for a breast health check-up. Diagnostic tests like ultrasound, mammography, FNAC and core biopsy are available. They are done as and when required on individual basis.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. You can prevent it with the help of regular check-ups and adopting healthy lifestyle. Always consult a breast specialist in case of any breast related issue, and not blindly follow prevalent myths in society.