Visible and Hidden Signs of Breast Cancer

Visible and Hidden Signs of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most feared cancer among woman. According to a survey 14% cancers are breast cancer. Around 232,670 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. For early detection of breast cancer, it is important to understand the anatomy of breast. Understanding of anatomy of breast will help you to detect visible and hidden sign of breast cancer. Have a look below to know about some hidden and visible sign of breast cancer.


1– The first, and most common, sign of breast cancer is a LUMP IN THEBREAST – 9% of these lumps are benign and confused with cysts. Breast cysts are sacs of fluid in the breast tissue, which are quite common.

2– A LUMP OR THICKENED AREA in either breast or in the underarm area, it can be detected by regular self-examination for breast cancer .

3– A CHANGE IN SIZE OR SHAPE of one or both breasts.

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