Breast: Timeline

  
  
  
  
  
  
  

  • 13th century

  • 15th century

    • 1451: Although the study had 1451 breast cancer cases the number of individuals with an abortion history was low; consequently the confidence interval is quite large. - Abortion-breast cancer hypothesis, Wikipedia.
  • 16th century

    • 1533: (1533 B.C.) on the breast of the Sphinx at Gizeh.l The tablet represents Tethmosis before his guardian deity, the sun-god Re, pouring a libation of wine on one side and offering incense on the other. - Incense, 1911encyclopedia.
  • 19th century

    • 1821: When his corpse was disinterred in 1821 the breast-bone was found severed to admit of the removal of the heart, thus confirming the story preserved in the verses of Barbour. - Robert I of Scotland, 1911encyclopedia.
    • 1859: A bra-like device to give a symmetrical rotundity to the breasts was [19] in 1859 by Henry S. - History of brassieres, Wikipedia.
    • 1889: Women showing their breasts have been documented since 1889, when the Times-Democrat decried the “degree of immodesty exhibited by nearly all female masqueraders seen on the streets,” the practice was mostly limited to tourists in the upper Bourbon Street area. - New Orleans Mardi Gras, Wikipedia.
    • 1893: An 1893 patent describes the predecessor to the underwire bra—a breast supporting device using a rigid plate under the breasts for stability. - Underwire bra, Wikipedia.
    • 1893: Marie Tucek received US patent 494397 for a device that consisted of separate pockets for each breast above a metal supporting plate and shoulder straps fastened by hook-and-eye. - History of brassieres, Wikipedia.
    • 1893: The precursor to the underwire bra can be traced back to at least 1893, when New Yorker Marie Tucek was granted US patent 494397 for a "breast supporter". - Underwire bra, Wikipedia.
    • 1895: Implants have been used since at least 1895 to augment the size or shape of women's breasts. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
    • November 1, 1896: A picture showing the unclad (bare) breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time. - November 1, Wikipedia.
  • 20th century

    • 1900s

      • 1909: As regards the value of radium in the treatment of cancer of the breast, the high expectations which were somewhat widely associated with this newly-found element early in 1909 must be said to have been unjustified by any precise results. - Mammary Gland, 1911encyclopedia.
    • 1910s

      • 1910: Whatever may be the future of radium as a therapeutic agent in the treatment of cancer of the breast, it is certain that, on the facts as known at the beginning of 1910, the only safe course is to remove the breast by direct operation, together with the associated lymph-spaces and lymphatic glands. - Mammary Gland, 1911encyclopedia.
      • 1911: Usually the breasts only were amputated, according to the 1911 encyclopedia. - Skoptsy, Wikipedia.
    • 1920s

      • 1920s: Today it is recognized as a breast flattener, a style that later became extremely popular during the Flapper era of the 1920s. - History of brassieres, Wikipedia.
      • 1920s: The décolletage was always visible, but until the 1920s breasts were always treated en masse (monobosom). - History of brassieres, Wikipedia.
      • 1921: Engineer Edward Lasker produced a mechanical breast pump that imitated an infant's sucking action and was regarded by physicians as a marked improvement on existing hand-operated breast pumps, which failed to remove all the milk from the breast. - Breast pump, Wikipedia.
      • 1925: Appearing in several silent films before 1921 she was absent from cinema for some 14 years during which time she made numerous stage appearances, gaining notoriety in 1925 when she appeared in a show in 1925 as a mermaid exposing her breasts which she saw as natural in the role but caused considerable outrage at the time. - Paola Borboni, Wikipedia.
      • 1926: The first case-controlled study on breast cancer epidemiology was done by Janet Lane-Claypon, who published a comparative study in 1926 of 500 breast cancer cases and 500 control patients of the same background and lifestyle for the British Ministry of Health. - Breast cancer, Wikipedia.
    • 1930s

      • 1930s: In addition, many Catholic nuns up until the 1930s were required to wear a linen breast binding under their garments in addition to their everyday vestments. - Breast binding, Wikipedia.
      • 1932: A 1932 patent (US patent 1970920) describes a U-shaped piece of wire used between the cups to keep the breasts separated. - Underwire bra, Wikipedia.
      • 1938: US patent 2104725, issued in 1938 to Pauline Boris, describes a "breast support" which used pieces of wire to entirely encircle each breast. - Underwire bra, Wikipedia.
    • 1940s

    • 1950s

    • 1960s

    • 1970s

      • 1970s: In response to surgeons' requests for softer and more lifelike implants, breast implants were redesigned in the 1970s with thinner, less cohesive gels and thinner shells. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • 1972: The Breast, a 1972 novella - Breast (disambiguation), Wikipedia.
      • June, 1974: After Rose Kushner's June 1974 discovery of a cancerous lump in her breast, breast cancer became the focus of her life. - Rose Kushner, Wikipedia.
      • September, 1974: She was outspoken in her criticism of Betty Ford's September 1974 treatment for breast cancer, using personal connections in Washington, DC, in an unsuccessful effort to convince the First Lady not to undergo a one-step biopsy and radical mastectomy. - Rose Kushner, Wikipedia.
      • 1975: With a friend, in 1975 Kushner established a telephone hotline called the Breast Cancer Advisory Center, based in Kensington, Maryland, that operating until 1982, responding to calls and letters from thousands of women wanting information about breast cancer and its treatment. - Rose Kushner, Wikipedia.
      • 1975: The book, was published in 1975 under the title Breast Cancer: A Personal History and Investigative Report. - Rose Kushner, Wikipedia.
      • 1977: She was notorious for accidentally exposing her breast, while singing Bakit Ako Mahihiya? during the 1977 FAMAS Awards Night. - Didith Reyes, Wikipedia.
      • 1979: The panel issued its findings, concluding that the Halsted radical mastectomy should no longer be the standard treatment for suspected cases of breast cancer, instead recommending total simple mastectomy as the primary surgical treatment. - Rose Kushner, Wikipedia.
    • 1980s

    • 1990s

      • 1990s: A similar movement succeeded in most parts of Canada in the 1990s. - Breast, Wikipedia.
      • 1990s: Since the early 1990s, a number of independent systemic comprehensive reviews have examined studies concerning links between silicone gel breast implants and systemic diseases. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • 1990s: Since the early 1990s, nearly a dozen comprehensive systemic reviews have been commissioned by various governments' health ministries to examine the alleged links between silicone gel breast implants and systemic diseases. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • 1991: These commercials ran for several months in 1991 in the United States, playing with American stereotype of blonde and big breastsed Scandinavian women. - Bikini in popular culture, Wikipedia.
      • 1991: These commercials ran for several months in 1991 in the United States, playing with American stereotypes of Scandinavian women being blonde and having big breasts. - Swedish Bikini Team, Wikipedia.
      • 1991: In the fall of 1991, Susan G. Komen for the Cure handed out pink ribbons to participants in its New York City race for breast cancer survivors. - Breast cancer, Wikipedia.
      • 1992: This movement won a decision in 1992 in the New York State Court of Appeals—People v Santorelli, where the court ruled that the state's indecent exposure laws do not ban women from being barebreasted. - Breast, Wikipedia.
      • 1992: The FDA placed a moratorium on silicone gel breast implants for cosmetic purposes. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • 1992: A 1992 Canadian National Breast Cancer Study showed that mammography (conducted in the 1980s) had no positive effect on mortality for women between the ages of 50 and 60. - Mammography, Wikipedia.
      • September, 1993: It is his hands that cover Jackson's breasts on the cover of the September 1993 issue of Rolling Stone magazine, which originated the cover art of her janet. album. - René Elizondo, Jr., Wikipedia.
      • 1995: Just three years later, in 1995, Dow Corning Corp., once the major manufacturer of silicone breast and other implants, faced 19,000 lawsuits, pushing it into bankruptcy. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • 1998: The FDA approved adjunct study protocols for silicone gel-filled breast implants for reconstruction and revision patients only and also approved, later that same year, the corporation's IDE study for silicone gel-filled breast implants for a limited number of augmentation, reconstruction, and revision patients. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • November, 1998: He was arrested after he walked into the Humboldt County Sheriff Department in Eureka, California in November 1998 with a woman's severed breast in his pocket. - Wayne Adam Ford, Wikipedia.
      • 1999: The IOM released a comprehensive report on both saline-filled and silicone gel-filled breast implants entitled Safety of Silicone Breast Implants. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
  • 21st century


    • 2000


    • 2001

      • 2001: The expected numbers of new cases and deaths due to breast cancer in South America for the year 2001 are approximately 70,000 and 30,000, respectively." [88] However, because of a lack of funding and resources, treatment is not always available to those suffering with breast cancer. - Breast cancer, Wikipedia.

    • 2002

      • 2002: She launched the Breast of Canada calendar in support of breast health and breast cancer prevention. - Sue Richards (artist), Wikipedia.
      • 2002: The FDA reviewed the available studies from the medical literature on platinum and breast implants in 2002 and concluded there was little evidence suggesting toxicity from platinum in implant patients. - Breast implant, Wikipedia.

    • 2003

      • 2003: They also noted "Brind's paper had no methodological shortcomings and could not be disregarded."[3] However, in 2003 the RCOG concluded that there was no link between abortion and breast cancer. - Abortion-breast cancer hypothesis, Wikipedia.
      • August 28, 2003: Another extreme case was observed on August 28, 2003 when a 24 year old woman was admitted to the Clinical Center Skopje in Macedonia with gigantomastia of pregnancy and the amount later removed from both breasts was 33 kilograms (73 lb) total. - Hypertrophy of breast, Wikipedia.
      • August 28, 2003: Another extreme case was observed on August 28, 2003 when a 24 year old woman was admitted to the Clinical Center Skopje in Macedonia with gigantomastia of pregnancy and the amount later removed from both breasts was 33 kilograms (73 lb) total. - Gigantomastia, Wikipedia.

    • 2004


    • 2005


    • 2006


    • 2007


    • 2008

      • 2008: Another extreme case was observed in 2008 in Maria Vittoria Hospital in Turin, Italy where the amount removed from both breasts was 38 kilograms (84 lb). - Hypertrophy of breast, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Another extreme case was observed in 2008 in Maria Vittoria Hospital in Turin, Italy where the amount removed from both breasts was 38 kilograms (84 lb). - Gigantomastia, Wikipedia.
      • December 1, 2008: Boobies - December 1, 2008 * - Midwest Teen Sex Show, Wikipedia.

    • 2009

      • 2009: The Cochrane collaboration in 2009 concluded that mammograms reduce mortality from breast cancer by 15 percent but also result in unnecessary surgery and anxiety, resulting in their view that mammography screening may do more harm than good. - Breast cancer, Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Patients followed in one arm of the core FDA clinical trials for primary breast augmentation reported rupture rates of 1.1% after six years followup[68] - Breast implant, Wikipedia.
      • August, 2009: She produced election posters featuring photos of her bust beside Angela Merkel's with the slogan We have more to offer. - Vera Lengsfeld, Wikipedia.
      • October, 2009: Somalia’s hardline Islamist group Al-Shabaab forced women in public to shake their breasts at gunpoint to see if they wore bras, which they called "un-Islamic". - Brassiere, Wikipedia.

    • 2025

      • 2025: It forecasts, for the year 2025, higher breast cancer rates for Czech Republic, England and Sweden and lower for Finland and Denmark based on abortion trends. - Abortion-breast cancer hypothesis, Wikipedia.






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