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Breast Cancer Myths Busted – Primus Breast Preventive Care & Women Preventive Care



Breast Cancer Myths Busted -Primus Super Specialty Hospital – Primus oncology center

Myth1 – You only get breast cancer if you have a family history. I don’t have a family history, so I don’t need to worry about it- Eighty percent to eighty-five percent of  women with breast cancer have no family history of the disease.

Myth2– I’m too young to worry about breast cancer- Breast cancer can affect women of  any age

Myth3-Only women can get breast cancer- Dads, husbands, and brothers can develop breast cancer, too, but it’s far less common in men than it is in women.

Myth4– If I have a breast lump, it’s cancer- Most breast lumps felt are not cancer. They could by cysts or a benign condition called fibrocystic changes, All lumps should be checked thoroughly.

Myth5-Regular mammograms can help prevent breast cancer- Sadly there’s no screening test that can prevent breast cancer from occurring, although mammograms are the best tool available to help catch the disease at an early

Myth6– My mammogram was normal, so I don’t have to worry about breast cancer-While mammography does catch the vast majority of breast cancers, it is only one screening tool. Women should also have a breast exam done by their health care provider each year.

Myth7– Wearing an underwire bra increases your risk of getting breast cancer-The consensus is that neither the type of bra you wear nor the color or other clothing has any connection to breast cancer risk.

Myth8– Breast implants can raise your cancer risk- Women with breast implants are at no greater risk of getting breast cancer, according to research.

Myth 9– Hair straighteners cause breast cancer in African-American women- A large study funded by the National Cancer Institute found no increase in breast cancer risk due to the use of hair straighteners or relaxers.

Myth10– A breast cancer diagnosis means you need a mastectomy- Mastectomy rates among women with breast cancer are actually declining, just about a third of breast cancer patients opted for the surgery. If you’re diagnosed, your doctor can discuss treatment options based on your type of cancer, your family history of the disease, and other factors.

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Cancer Prevention

Eat proper meals

One should eat proper meals, at the right time. Make sure you diet has all components like proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and vitamins in the right portion.Avoid packed, preservative, artificial flavoring foods. Eat fresh as much as you can.
Eat fruits and vegetables.
Avoid the intake of red meat.


It is Very important to exercise regularly. Go for a brisk walk or a jog in the morning. Practice yoga, or hit the gym at least 4 times a week.

Preventive breast screening

If you are in your late twenties or above, you should go for preventive breast screening , for early detection of the breast cancer.

Self breast assessment

Carry out a routine self breast assessment regime, every month. Check for lumps or any irregularity in the breast. In case you are feeling something wrong, immediately see a doctor.Make sure you don’t panic, breast cancer can be treated.

Stay happy and stress free

Key to preventing cancer is to stay happy and stress free. Stay positive, think positive and emit positivity.Researchers have found direct link between stress and different behavior relating to various diseases.

See a psychotherapist

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, visit your oncologist along with a psychotherapist.A psychotherapist will not only help you cope up with the disease also assist your family to cope up with the same.

Spread awareness

If you already have cancer or you are successfully fighting it, help others to fight it too. Spreading awareness about the disease will help other women around the world to defeat this disease.

Primus Oncology Center- Surgical Oncology, Chemotherapy, and Radiotherapy (allied services) Primus provides health checks that cater to women health and breast check especially designed for breast cancer screening.


WHAT IS Breast Preventive Care ?

“PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE.” This means that it’s always better to undergo a complete checkup of your body, which can tell you about your health and catch diseases early. Health checks also identify minor ailments at their onset and leads to a healthy lifestyle.

The focus of Primus Breast Preventive Care & women preaventive care is on administering a truly standardized and medically correct set of tests. These tests are designed keeping in mind the risk profile, which essentially varies with age and other factors. On the strength of medical evidence, we have packages that are suitable for your unique needs. Primus Preventive Care Plans are easy to understand, comprehensive, and can be done in just a few hours.
Primus Preventive Breast Care gives a women full knowledge about one’s health. It helps in early diagnosis, for which one can take proper medication and precautions. Today’s stressful lifestyle is increasing the number of women who are suffering from breast cancer.


CALL AT PRIMUS Oncology center & Primus preventive health checks.
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Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri, New Delhi- 110021
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