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This year over a million people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer Scientists are discovering more types of Cancers yearly the most common types of cancer killing women are Breast Ovarian and Cervical The National Cancer Institute estimated that one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime This year in the United States there were twelve thousand one hundred seventy new cases of cervical cancer and four thousand two hundred twenty women who died from cervical cancer National Cancer Institute Breast Ovarian and Cervical cancer have some similarities and differences in terms of types stages and treatmentsCancer was discovered in Egypt 3000 BC at that time it was known as the Edwin Smith PapyrusThe cancer first discovered was breast cancer through the findings of ulcers and tumors in the breast It was treated with a fire drill by cauterization The word cancer is credited to a Greek physician named Hippocrates between 460-370 BC He described non-ulcer and ulcer forming tumors with the terms carcinos and carcinoma during that time the spreading of cancer was related to crabs because of the shape of crabs Celsius a Roman physician turned these terms into cancer about 28-50 BC One of the most common cancers affecting women in the United States is Breast Cancer Breast cancer is defined as cancerous growth in the tissues lobes or ducts of the breast Both sexes can contract breast cancer even though it is more prominent in women The tissues that form the breast are the glands ducts and connective Breast cancer usually forms in these tissues There are different types of breast cancer The common types of breast cancer are Ductal and Lobular carcinoma In Ductal Carcinoma abnormal cancerous cells are found inside the breast and it is normally identified during a mammogram screening In Lobular carcinoma cancer is found in the lobes of the breast The less common types of breast cancer are
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