What Are the Different Types of Cancers in Females?
Cancer is a general term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. There are more than 100 types of cancer, and each is classified by the type of cell that is initially affected.
Cancers in females can occur in any part of the body, but some types are more common than others. The most common types of cancer in females are breast cancer, ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer.
1. Breast Cancer:
There are several different types of breast cancer, but the most common is invasive ductal carcinoma, which starts in the milk ducts and spreads to the surrounding tissue. Other less common types of breast cancer include invasive lobular carcinoma, which starts in the milk glands, and ductal carcinoma in situ, which does not spread beyond the ducts.
Most breast cancers are found in women who are over the age of 50, but younger women can also be diagnosed with the disease. Risk factors for breast cancer include family history, personal history of breast cancer, certain genetic mutations, and increased exposure to estrogen.
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2. Ovarian Cancer:
Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the ovaries grow out of control. These cells can form a tumor that may not be detected until it has spread to other parts of the body.
There are several different types of ovarian cancer, but the most common is epithelial ovarian cancer, which starts in the cells lining the ovaries.
Other less common types of ovarian cancer include stromal tumors, which start in the connective tissue surrounding the ovaries, and germ cell tumors, which start in the egg-producing cells of the ovaries.
Ovarian cancer is most often diagnosed in women who are over the age of 50, but it can occur at any age. Risk factors for ovarian cancer include family history, personal history of ovarian cancer, certain genetic mutations, and increased exposure to estrogen.
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3. Endometrial Cancer:
Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in females and the most common type of uterine cancer.
Endometrial cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the lining of the uterus begin to grow out of control. These cells can form a tumor that can be seen on a pelvic exam or felt as a mass in the abdomen.
Most endometrial cancers are found in women who are over the age of 50, but younger women can also be diagnosed with the disease.
Risk factors for endometrial cancer include family history, personal history of endometrial cancer, certain genetic mutations, obesity, and increased exposure to estrogen.Any abnormal per vaginal bleeding /spotting need urgent attention for early diagnosis
4. Cervical Cancer:
Most cervical cancers are found in women who are over the age of 50, but younger women can also be diagnosed with the disease. Risk factors for cervical cancer include increased exposure to HPV (human papilloma virus).
There are many different types of cancer that can affect females, but the most common are breast cancer, ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. Each type of cancer has its own set of risk factors and symptoms, so it is important for women to be aware of the signs and symptoms of each type of cancer.
Early detection is the key to successful treatment, so women should see their doctor for regular check-ups and screenings. If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with your doctor.
Tips for females to prevent cancer:
There are several things that females can do to help prevent cancer, including:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Eating a healthy diet
- Exercising regularly
- Avoiding tobacco use
- Limiting alcohol consumption
- First baby at less than 30years age
- Breast feeding
Getting regular screenings and check-ups If you are concerned about your risk of cancer, please consult with your doctor.
Piece of advice by cancer specialist to women:
Cancer is a very serious disease, but there are many things that women can do to help prevent it. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and avoiding tobacco use are all important ways to reduce your risk of cancer.
You should also get regular screenings and check-ups so that any cancer can be caught early and treated effectively. If you are concerned about your risk of cancer, please consult with your doctor.
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Colorectal cancer occurs in roughly 5 percent of people with a normal risk of having the disease. There is no known risk of passing on genetic alterations that cause colon cancer.