Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is a cancer that starts in the inner lining of the milk duct or lobules. There are various types of breast cancer which spreads differently. With best treatment, 10-year disease free survival varies from 98% to 10%

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

One of the first sign of Breast Cancer is a lump that appears different in the surrounding breast tissue. Lumps found in lymph nodes located in the armpit is an indication of breast cancer.

Other indications of breast cancer may include skin dimpling, changes in the shape or size of breast, nipple inversion. Pain is unreliabe in determining the presence or absence of breast cancer but may be indicattive in other breast health


Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer are cancer that forms in the tissues of the breast and it occurs in both Men and Women. Although breast cancer is rare in Men.

Obesity could be a leading factor to breast cancer in Western countries in the coming years by researchers. Experts have figured out that being overweight accounts for up to 8% of cancer in Europe.

Breast cancer in menopausal women, colorectal cancer and endometrial cancer accounted for 65% of all cancers linked to being fat. Although not all experts believe obesity could increase breast cancer.

Scientists call for measures to fight over weight and the cancers it might result to.