The 5 signs of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Screening is for women without symptoms. However, if you notice

any symptoms of breast cancer you should see your doctor for an evaluation

promptly regardless of when you were last screened.

The warning signs of Breast Cancer

1. If you notice a lump that feels firm or fixed in the breast or underarm area
2. Swelling, warmth, redness or darkening of the breast skin
3. Change in the size or shape of the breast including dimpling or puckering of skin
4. Nipple retraction or change in position of nipple
5. Discharge from your nipple


Although the vast majority of breast cancers are found through abnormal mammograms, up to 30% of breast cancer patients present with a mass that occurs between mammograms.

This is part THREE of a THREE part series on Breast Cancer Awareness.
Read more here
Part One – Prevention
Part Two – Screening

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