Oncologist, member of the European Society of Clinical Oncologists (ESMO), Candidate of Medical Sciences Andrey Pylev said that men who are obese, smoke and drink alcohol can face breast cancer.
In a conversation with news agency “Ura.ru” on Wednesday, September 7, the specialist noted that cirrhosis of the liver, which increases the level of estrogen, can also become a factor in the development of a malignant tumor in the breast. It can also be the intake of this hormone associated with the treatment of a disease.
The doctor explained that any condition, situation, disease characterized by an increase in estrogen levels and a decrease in testosterone levels in men is at risk.
“It could be obesity. Adipose tissue produces estrogen. Elderly people are also more likely to get sick, ”360 TV channel quotes Pylev.
The doctor added that in men, breast cancer behaves more aggressively, because their mammary gland is significantly smaller than in women. Small tumors can grow into adjacent structures and be inoperable, since men themselves are less likely to turn to breast lumps, writes Reedus.
On September 2, Elena Tikhomirova, a general practitioner and dietitian at the SM-Clinic, warned about the possible reasons for rapid weight loss. According to her, rapid weight loss can signal tuberculosis, cancer or thyrotoxicosis.
At the end of August, scientists from the University of New York said that tattoos can lead to oncology, HIV and hepatitis. According to experts, their ink contains substances that promote the formation of cancer cells. The risk of getting sick with HIV increases, since in most salons the equipment is not disinfected after each client, NSN writes.
During the tattooing procedure, you can also become infected with hepatitis.
In July, oncologist Alexander Seryakov named an unusual early symptom of oncology. According to him, a pronounced reaction to the bites of small insects, for example, mosquitoes or midges, can be a harbinger of a developing oncological disease, the Zvezda TV channel reports. The professor recommended undergoing medical examinations as often as possible, since a person may not even be aware of the development of malignant neoplasms in himself, without feeling any discomfort.
Also in July, the chief oncologist of the Ministry of Health, head of the National Medical Research Center (NMRC) of radiology, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, practicing surgeon-oncologist Andrey Kaprin named three rules to reduce the risk of cancer recurrence: regularly undergo preventive examinations, lead a healthy lifestyle and maintain physical activity , writes the site kp.ru.