Major signs of breast cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. It is the second major cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. Screening tests like Mammograms make it easier to detect this cancer at an early stage, before any symptoms appear. We have compiled a list of major warning signs of breast cancer.

New lamp in the breast or underarm area:-

A lump feel like a hard knot or a thickening in the breast or under the arm. It is important to feel the same area in the other breast to make sure change change is not a part of healthy breast tissue is that area.

Nipple discharge:-

The discharge can include anything other than breast milk and usually occurs without the breast being squeezed or only on the breast .

Swollen, red breasts :-

Swollen, red breasts with soreness or redness might even be a sign of breast cancer. Breast tumors can push on tissues causing breasts to feel swollen and sore.

Change in the size or shape of the breast:- 

Tissue growth may push out the shape or size of the breast, leading to physical changes. Foe example one breast might become larger or lower than the  other.

Breast or nipple pain:-

Women may feel distress and pain as the cancer grows and spreads in the breast. A tumor located directly behind the nipple causes pain and discomfort in the breast. Sometimes pain can be felt in the back  or shoulders rather than the chest or breasts.

Nipple that is turned slightly inward or inverted:-

One of the most common locations for a breast tumor is just beneath the nipple which can lead to changes in the appearance and feel of the nipple. It might have become inverted, flattened or indented.




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