Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States after Skin cancer. According to American Cancer Society(ACS), one in eight women will develop Breast Cancer in their lifetime. But what’s more important is the early signs that you shouldn’t miss.
Take a look at these signs of breast cancer that women must not ignore.
The ACS survey also shows that it is the second leading cause of cancer death in women preceded by Lung Cancer.
Lady, you may think you are perfectly fit n fine but just check out this article to know more about this Deadly disease so that you can guide yourself and others too before it’s too late.
Breast cancer begins with the formation of a malignant tumor in the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into nearby tissues and can spread (metastasize) to other areas of the body.
Pain in your breasts can be a sign of breast cancer if it persists over a period of time plus it is associated with any of the following symptoms.
Touch Look Check (TLC) is a simple way of tracking the breast health, it works as follows,
TOUCH your breasts, If you can feel any lumps or swelling in the breasts then this may be a case of concern
LOOK for changes in size or texture.
Change in shape or size? For example, one breast looks larger than the other.
Change in color.
If any breast looks inflamed or red, then look for a doctor as soon as possible.
Change in nipples
Do either of your nipples look different? For example, a changed position or shape.
Pain in your breast or armpit almost all the time.
Unusual nipple discharge that occurs without squeezing.
Change in skin texture
Do you feel creasing of the skin around either of the breasts?
Several curing methods ( of course depending on the stage of the disease) are already been practiced including radiation treatment and Mastectomy.
So, look for any unusual signs and check with your doctor without delay. We hope above information may help someone in need.
Early detection of signs saves a life. Turn up the pink