Essay about Breast and Ovarian Cancer

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Persuasive Speech
Title: Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Purpose Statement: This speech has a primary goal of educating the audience and to give a better understanding of what breast cancer is and how it can be treated with detection by a vast variety of methods. It will also give better understanding that not only women but men also are susceptible to breast cancer.
I. Attention: There are a number of researches done about breast and ovarian cancer. Breast cancer is the second largest cause of death in women. Ovarian cancer is the fourth largest cause of death in women, but there isn’t a lot of attention brought to the public by the media. There needs to be more awareness about these types of cancers for better
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C. The third is to get tested for the mutation gene if there is a strong family history. 1. If you test positive for the BRACA 1 gene you can lower the percentage of having breast cancer quite a bit by having a bilateral mastectomy. 2. If you test positive for the BRACA 2 gene you can bring the percentage for having breast and ovarian cancer quite a bit lower by not only having a bilateral mastectomy but also a hysterectomy.
[Transition: Now that we understand what breast cancer is, when it could develop and how we can help prevent let’s move on to the conclusion.]

Conclusion I. Summary: With all of the information that I have given, we now know not only what cancer is but what breast and ovarian cancer is. We also know that men can get it same as women and instead of ovarian cancer it presents its self as prostate cancer. We now know what age to be thinking about it, and we also know good ways to prevent from getting it. It is not a guarantee that you will not get these types of cancers if you follow these prevention methods but it does bring your chances way down and brings the survival rate up. II. Restated Thesis: Being tested and self-exams are the most effective way to catch it early to prevent death. III. Call to action: Talking is the best way for prevention the more you and your family know the better off everyone is. I encourage you to ask questions and be informed about your family history not only because of these