Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast cancer prevention is painless and can provide us early detection...
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Preoperative Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Preoperative Diagnosis

Percutaneous biopsy diagnosis using a core needle (CNB), gives us by far...
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Treatments of Breast Cancer

Treatments of Breast Cancer

The treatments for breast cancer are chemotherapy, radiotherapy ...
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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Occasionally, many factors have been implicated for the incidence of...
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Welcome to Dr. Basil Venizelos’ website

The main reason I decided to create this website is to achieve a more direct form of communication with you.

My primary goal through this site is for all to have the ability to answer their inquiries concerning modern techniques and treatment of the disease called breast cancer and benign diseases.

Furthermore I aim to have the opportunity for an interactive discussion on the various problems and any questions you have concerning the breast, and to provide any aid in order to solve them.

Another goal of this website is to inform. I would like you to have the opportunity to learn about modern technology, techniques and therapeutic approaches of breast cancer...

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What treatment should I follow if the ca…

If the lesion is pathologically removed by surgical margins larger than a millimeter, then in most cases mammary gland radiotherapy is recommended. If the lesion is hormone sensitive then it is recommended an additional tamoxifen treatment ...

What is Oncoplastic breast surgery?

Is a surgical operation during which a breast portion is moved so as to fill the empty space resulting from the excision of the lesion in this breast, in order to give the most elegant and aesthetically acceptable result. A necessary prereq...

Are silicone implants dangerous to the b…

No, as long as they have a safe origin and a prior breast control has been performed at any age.

Can cosmetic surgery cause problems to t…

No, as long as before any such any intervention a clinical control has preceded in order to check for any abnormal finding.

Can in vitro fertilization (IVF) be a ri…

From studies carried out, it appears that women who have undergone more than 5 IVF treatments belong to high risk group.

Can menopause hormone replacement drugs …

The use of five or more years is possible to slightly increase the risk for breast cancer occurrence. The risk returns to normal levels five years after the stop of these medicines.

Can the use of contraceptives cause prob…

Studies on the issue have shown that women who use oral contraceptives for years belong to a group of a higher risk. Therefore, their use should be only on absolute indications.

Giving birth to a child and breastfeedin…

Having children at an early age, early menarche and late menopause can be risk factors for breast cancer while breast-feeding is a protective function.

Obesity may be a contributing factor?

Yes, because it seems that poor nutrition and increased physical index may promote carcinogenesis.

Smoking, alcohol and stress are risk fac…

Yes. All of the above, in combination or individually, are high risk factors for breast cancer occurrence and other malignancies.

Are bras with reinforcements harmful for…

No, nothing like that has been proven by any known research.

Can underarm deodorants cause any breast…

They might cause inflammation in the sweat glands of the armpit and irritation to the lymph nodes, but no malignancy.

Is there an update available for the inh…

There are special information centers for malignancies associated with inherited genes included in organized breast units into which, specialized biologists, geneticists and psychologists ensure the right choice of people to undergo gene te...

Are there genetic factors responsible fo…

Mutations in some genes (BRCA1 & BRCA2) increase the risk of breast cancer occurrence by 70% and 65% of ovarian cancer development during lifetime.

Is breast cancer inherited?

Only 10% of all breast cancer cases are due to inherited causes. All other cases had no incident breast cancer in the family.

Is there a way to prevent or avoid breas…

There is no way to avoid the development of breast cancer, but certainly there is a way of preventing it which is equally important. One needs to follow a regular laboratory control examination which is specific for each age and not to igno...

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