Breast cancers in their early stages are usually painless. Often the first symptom is the discovery of a hard lump. Half of such masses are found in the upper outer quarter of the breast. The lump may make the affected breast appear elevated or asymmetric. The nipple may be retracted or scaly. Sometimes the skin of the breast is dimpled like the skin of an orange. In some cases there is a bloody or clear discharge from the nipple.
Many breast cancers, however, produce no symptoms and...Read more
A sharp shooting pain in the breast – is it cancer? A watery discharge from both nipples – is it serious? An itchy patch near your... Read more »
You’ve found a lump in your breast. Or there’s swelling in your armpit. Perhaps your nipples are itchy, you’ve got a stubborn rash,... Read more »
Education is a wonderful thing, but too much knowledge can be frightening. Back in the days when no one had heard of Inflammatory Breast... Read more »
Q. I have this scaly rash right around my nipple. That couldn’t be a sign of cancer, could it? A. Yes, it could. Or it could be a plain old rash.... Read more »
Background Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a relatively rare type of breast cancer grows in the lymph vessels of the skin of the breast. Because... Read more »