help in the fight against breast cancer, one picture is worth a thousand words.
experts agree that making informed decisions is the most important
steps patients can take should they ever be diagnosed with
treatments and operations are somehow a lot easier to deal with if you can picture
what lies ahead.
Photos and illustrations also help clearly explain the importance of prevention
with step-by-step instructions for breast self examination, how to recognize early
symptoms, or what a clinical exam at the doctor's office may entail.
that some of these pictures are not pretty. Breast cancer, especially in the later
stages, can be a horrible disease and some of the pictures reflect that.
deeper for images of mastectomy and other surgical procedures, chemotherapy or
radiation treatments and their after-effects, with more on the benefits of breast
you'll also discover in words and pictures personal stories
about how survivors & their families have successfully
coped with breast cancer ...
of Breast Cancer - Galleries of images illustrating breast cancer types,
disease diagnoses & treatments, breast anatomy, breast reconstruction, and
self exam how to's.
Visuals Online - National Cancer Institute's library of breast cancer
images including photos of mammography exams, inflammatory breast cancer, illustrations
of surgery & mastectomy procedures, microscopic views of metastatic cell growth.
Breast Cancer Pictures - Images of signs & symptoms
including an inverted nipple, peau d'orange (orange-peel texture),
photos showing the effects of modified radical mastectomy
surgeries & radiation, with illustrations of healthy breast
- Extensive illustrated fact sheet explaining breast cancer
screening with pictures of a mammography unit, how the procedure
is performed, related risks & benefits, with a gallery
of normal breast cancer imaging photos.
information is intended as reference and not as medical advice.
All treatment decisions should be made by medical professionals.