Cancer has been considered by health officials as one of the deadliest disease which is destroying lives of many people around the globe.
There are different kinds of cancer which have been identified by doctors. And anyone of these cancers
which in particular affect women include, breast cancer, cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar.
Another kind or type of gynecologic cancer is the very rare fallopian tube cancer. Of all the gynecologic cancers, only cervical cancer has screening tests that can find this cancer early, when treatment can be most effective.
However, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in many part of the world including Ghana. It can occur at any age, but the risk goes up as you get older.
Breast cancer is a deadly disease and one of the killer diseases women suffer from. Breast cancer develops in a lady when the cell in the breast lining grows abnormally.
Invariably, there are things that are known to increase the possibility of a woman developing breast cancer.
Can Bacteria cause cancer in women ?
According to scientists and medical doctors, there are bacteria which are found in women’s breast tissue, and these microbes is believed to have an effect on women’s health, a new study from Canada has revealed.
Another Research Studies have established that women who have tumors in their breasts had a different mix of bacteria living in the tissue compared with women who did not have tumors, according to the study.
The researchers examined the breast tissue samples from 13 women with benign tumors, 45 women with cancerous tumors and 23 women who did not have breast tumors.
The conclusion of the research was that all the women in the study had taken their own decisions to undergo breast surgery, either to get rid of a tumor, or for breast enhancement or reduction. The researchers undertook a DNA analysis on a small sample of the tissue that was removed to help them find what types of bacteria were present. Now, In the women with breast tumors, the researchers used tissue that did not contain the tumor, according to the study.
They established that several types of bacteria were more prevalent in the women with tumors in their breasts than in those without tumors.
The studies concluded that women with tumors had higher levels of three types of bacteria which include Enterobacteriaceae, Staphylococcus and Bacillus as compared with women who did not have tumors. For instance, E. coli, which is a type of Enterobacteriaceae, was more prevalent in the breasts of women with tumors.
“It’s possible that these types of bacteria may have cancer-promoting properties”, the researchers said.
Here are things all ladies should avoid in preventing cancer:
1. The ladies should not skip bathing. Thus, they should bath regularly, especially morning and night in every day.
Ladies should develop the habit of keeping themselves neat by bathing each and every morning, and more especially have thorough bathing after the day’s work. When the ladies continue to adhere to this routine, the likelihood that their body will be contaminated with germs and bacteria through touching contagious things or profusely sweating will drastically be reduced to prevent any possible infection.
2. Some women are found of Placing things that are contaminated with germs and bacteria in their brazier.They keep money and other things which are most times contaminated with germs in their brazier, and this dangerously expose to them infection in their breast.
3. Women should avoid placing their contaminated hands on their breast. There is the need to wash your hands thoroughly with soap to remove or kill any bacteria from their hands. This exercise should be part of keeping yourself hygienically healthy.
Any time you place your contaminated hands on your breast it can cause you serious health conditions like breast cancer, skin irritations, in that deadly microorganisms from the hands can spread quickly across your breast.
4. Ladies should stop wearing a Dirty Brazier.
Women should desist from wearing dirty brazier instead they should have the habit of putting on clean and contaminated free brazier to prevent bacteria infestation which can cause eventually cause beast cancer and other related health complications such skin irritation among others
5. Women should stop wearing the wrong size of brazier which are seen tightening their breast, because this can negatively affect their health.
When women wear a tight brazier, it increases the risk of breast cancer.
When your brazier it is too tight for you, it will create heart condition around your breast and as a result there will be sweat to breed bacteria.
Furthermore, according to scientists a tight brazier can prevent the cells in the breast to grow abnormally and this could lead to cancer.