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Breast Cancer: Every Woman's Nightmare

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The most frequently diagnosed cancers globally are lung, breast and colorectal cancers. Signs of breast cancer are by and large, fairly non specific. The vagueness of the signs makes it difficult to be diagnosed.

A lump in your breast, bleeding from the nipple, dimpling of the nipple, retraction of the nipple, alteration of the contour of the chest, a rash on the nipple, all these signs are causes of concern. The most typical of the signs is just a lump in the breast, which is why this specific symptom is in the top position.

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what women need to know about breast cancer

Clearly every lump in the breast is not dangerous. Only around ten percent of lumps in the breast actually end up being malignant. If you have a fibroadenoma, a cyst, then you undoubtedly have a cancer in the breast.

what women need to know about breast cancer

There are three types of lumps found in the breast. The Triple Assessment is just the routine your surgeon will perform, so as to determine which one of those three lumps you have got. A breast biopsy may also be done.

what women need to know about breast cancer

Bleeding from the nipple can be due to unpleasant malignant cells in the channels or pipes of the breast, but really this is among the rarer symptoms and mathematically only around eight percent or less of ladies with bleeding from the nipple may have got a breast cancer.

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what women need to know about breast cancer

The next sign of breast cancer is just dimpling or tethering of the skin. This is in fact one of the most accurate signs. If you are over fifty years old and you notice that the skin is just connected to a lump, you may touch the skin over the lump and see. If it does not move quickly over it, or it dimples, then there is a cause to worry.

No radiation can cure the underlying reason for breast cancer. All conventional treatments share the same purpose, either to kill or to cut. So be careful and check your breasts as frequently as possible if you come across the above-mentioned signs and make sure to visit a doctor.

Read more about: breast cancer, woman, wellness
Story first published: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 14:00 [IST]
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