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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valery Uhl
35 years experience Radiation Oncology
Get a Mammogram: The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends getting a baseline mammogram by age 40. Please see your physician for a breast check and bilateral mamm ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: The first part of your question is unclear. You may consult this site for early signs of cancer, however, if you have any concern, it would be prudent ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lump in breast: A lump in the breast is the usual early sign/symptom. In uncommon cases, a rash on and near the nipple, retraction of the nipple, redness and swellin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Abn Mammogram: Aside from a lump, there are very few signs and symptoms of early breast cancer. When the cancer has reached a considerable size, it can cause skin c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Swelling, redness: You can google photos (images) for inflammatory breast cancer. There is not 1 picture. This is a hard diagnosis to make because there is not a mass. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Difficult: Many disorders predispose to liver cancer, e.g., cirrhosis, hep b and c infection, hemochromatosis, aflatoxin intake. However since liver cancer usua ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Red and thick skin: Diffuse red and thick skin. Sometimes might be mistaken with skin infection but process in this invasive cancer is slower than infection.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Usually none.: Most early breast cancers are identified by screening mammography before symptoms develop. The most common symptom is of a palpable breast mass ident ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Lump: Not previously felt, inverted nipple, change in skin at nipple/areola, skin with appearance of orange skin, lump in the arm pit. Pain is not a common ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Classic is a sore : That does not heal for the squamous and basal types, and a new variegated colored mole that grows outwardly and upward. Bleeding from either tells you ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Lump : Her2 cancers may tend to grow and spread faster than Her2 negative cancers. There are also specific medicines that can be used with Her2 positive can ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Sometimes none: Breast cancer does not always have symptoms. When it does, there may be a non tender lump in the breast, dimpling of the skin, inversion of the nippl ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
A lump in the breast: This is how most women discover their breast cancer. However most such lumps turn out to be benign. If you do monthly breast self exam, you will be ab ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Signs+symptoms: The signs and symptoms of breast cancer include: a lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm that persists through the menstrual cyc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Most benign breast findings do not lead to or cause breast cancer. Some breast tissue biopsies can show benign but possibly pre-cancerous cells, such ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Breast ca: Yes: lump, abnormal mammogram or ultrasound or mri, bloody or clear nipple discharge especially if lump also; pink skin or skin with an orange peel lo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Early stage: Most common presentation of early stage of breast cancer usually is asymptomatic and mainly the diagnosis is made after an abnormal screening mammogra ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Breast lump, etc. : The most common sign/symptom is the presence of a lump in the breast. Other symptoms include nipple discharge, nipple inversion, skin indentation, an ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Breast lump, etc. : The most common sign/symptom is the presence of a lump in the breast. Other symptoms include nipple discharge, nipple inversion, skin indentation, an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Near zero: This is almost certainly actual inflammation. Get seen now.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Bleeding is hallmark: Symptom of rectal cancer. But by the time there is bleeding, it is usually advanced. This is why you should have your doctor examine your rectum, te ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Indirectly: People who go thru puberty at an early age and/or menopause late in life have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer. We believe this is due to prol ... Read More
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