Breast cancer is a kind of cancer that develops from breast cells. Two types:- lobular carcinoma[cancer] and ductal carcinoma. Ductal cancer is the most common.
- A lump in a breast.
- A pain in the armpits or breast.
- Pitting or redness of the skin of the breast; like the skin of an orange.
- A rash around (or on)one of the nipples.
- A swelling in one of the armpit.
- An area of thickened tissue in a breast.
- One of the nipple has a discharge; sometimes it may contain blood.
- The nipple changes in appearance; it may become sunken or inverted.
- The size or the shape of the nipple changes.
- The nipple-skin or breast-skin may have started to peel, scale or flake.
- Getting older.
- Dense breast tissue.
- Hormonal imbalance.
- Alcohol consumption.
- Radiation exposure (X-ray).
Diagnosing blood cancer
- Breast exam.
- X-ray (mammography).
- Breast ultrasound.
- Breast MRI
- Some lifestyle changes can help significantly reduces a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer.
- Stop Alcohol consumption.
- Exercising five days a week.
- Healthy diet.
- Body weight control.
- Breast cancer screening.
- Breast feeding – women who breastfeed run a lower risk of developing breast cancer compared to other women.
- Radiation therapy.
- Surgery-lumpectomy, mastectomy, breast reconstruction surgery.
- Biological therapy( targeted drug therapy).
- Hormonal therapy.