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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Breasts Cancer

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Symptoms of breast cancer?

Symptoms of breast cancer?

Maybe none: Early breast cancer has no signs or symptoms. Breast cancer may later present as a painless firm breast lump. Rarely changes in color of the skin, sometimes nipple will get retracted or breast skin pulled inward. Best is to have yearly physical examination and mammogram after age 40 before these symptoms occur. Any breast lump, painful or not, should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Symptoms of breast cancer?

Symptoms of breast cancer?

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 able to tell if you have any new lumps. They are often painless and grow in size if left unattended for more then 1 or 2 months. The tumor can also spread outside of the breast if not treated. Promptly. ...Read more

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Signs/symptoms of breast cancer?

Signs/symptoms of breast cancer?

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 feature of breast cancer. First degree relative is a signal to be alert. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of breast cancer?

What are symptoms of breast cancer?

A palpable mass: A painless mass that you can feel is the usual symptom of cancer. Not all breast masses are cancers, of course, but if you have one that persists, you need to see a doctor. Conversely, some breast cancers can't be felt, they can only be seen with an imaging study, such as a mammogram, ultrasound or MRI. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

Mass is most common: Other possible signs of breast cancer include: swelling of all or part of breast (even if no distinct lump is felt); skin irritation or dimpling; breast or nipple pain; nipple retraction (turning inward); redness, scaliness or thickening of the nipple or breast skin; a nipple discharge other than breast milk. See your doctor for evaluation of any new breast mass/lump or breast change. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

Depends....: While some women will feel a new lump or a new mass that has appeared in their breast. The majority of women have no symptoms and the cancer is detected by imaging only. It is very important to follow your doctor's recommendations regarding mammogram frequency. Early detection = better chance for a cure! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of breast cancer? ?

What are the symptoms of breast cancer? ?

Many or none: Proper screening with self breast exams looking for new lumps, breast exams by your physician looking for skin or nipple chanes as well as masses or lymph nodes, and mammogram and ultrasound if needed are the best ways to pick up early stage breast cancer before it causes any symptoms. Once advanced it can cause many different symptoms throughout the body. ...Read more

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Are there any signs/symptoms for breast cancer?

Are there any signs/symptoms for breast cancer?

Yes: A lump in the breast or under thr armpit is usually the irst sign. There may also be skin changes or nipple changes or discharge. However many cancers do not present with symptoms till a later stage, which is why mammography is recomended as a screening tool. ...Read more

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What are the signs or symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the signs or symptoms of breast cancer?

Varies: A lump in the breast, bloody nipple discharge, skin redness, skin dimpling, skin looking like an orange peel, or a lump in the arm pit. If it presents at a later stage, could be a new pain in a bone (back, ribs etc...) stroke-like symptoms, anorexia/weight loss, etc. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the main symptoms of breast cancer?

Maybe none: Early breast cancer has no signs or symptoms. Breast cancer may later present as a painless firm breast lump. Rarely changes in color of the skin, sometimes nipple will get retracted or breast skin pulled inward. Best is to have yearly physical examination and mammogram after age 40 before these symptoms occur. Any breast lump, painful or not, should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the early symptoms of breast cancer?

Silence: In this country, breast cancer is most often detected by mammogram, before any symptoms. Other symptoms include a painless new lump, swollen lymph nodes in the armpit, dimpling in the skin of the breast, a newly inverted nipple, scaling or crusting of the nipple, or a sore on the breast that doesn't heal. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the usual symptoms of breast cancer?

No symptoms: The most common symptom of breast cancer is no symptoms at all. It is important to perform your screening mammography as prescribed by your physician. The best chance for a cure happens when breast cancer is detected at the earliest stages. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of breast cancer?

See full answer: Breast cancer can have a variable presentation. Typically it occurs as a hard painless lump. Sometimes all that is noticed is a skin retraction or "dimpling". Sometimes there is nipple discharge, especially bloody discharge. Inflammatory breast cancer is a very aggressive form and initially presents like an infection. Any new or persistent symptom needs to be reported to your physician. ...Read more

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Please explain what are symptoms of breast cancer?

Please explain what are symptoms of breast cancer?

Silence: In this country, breast cancer is most often detected by mammogram, before any symptoms. Other symptoms include a painless new lump, swollen lymph nodes in the armpit, dimpling in the skin of the breast, a newly inverted nipple, scaling or crusting of the nipple, or a sore on the breast that has grown and doesn't heal. For any new symptom in your breast, see a health provider! ...Read more

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Are there pain symptoms in breast cancer?

Are there pain symptoms in breast cancer?

Usually no: Generally breast cancer is not associated with breast pain. Painful breast conditions are more likely benign fibrocystic conditions. But a persistent breast lump needs evaluation with a doctor, painful or not. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the symptoms of breast cancer?

Doctors, what are the symptoms of breast cancer?

Thus:: Very early: none. A bit later: a painless lump or dimpling of the skin. Much later: red, swollen, or ulcerated breast, enlarged lymph nodes, or symptoms caused by metastases. Get your mammos and physical exams as recommended by your doctor based on your risk so that if it happens, you will be in the first group. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms for breast cancer?

What are the common symptoms for breast cancer?

Oftentimes nothing: Oftentimes, breast cancers are found with routine mammography. By getting yearly mammograms, differences in the breast tissue can be visualized with the mammogram. In some instances, women may feel a new mass in their breast, notice a growing mass in the breast, or potentially have spontaneous bloody nipple discharge. These are only some symptoms; make sure to get breast exam if concerned. ...Read more

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Got 4 symptoms of breast cancer so do I have it?

Got 4 symptoms of breast cancer so do I have it?

See a doctor: The only way to diagnose breast cancer is to get a biopsy of the lump/mass/calcifications/abnormality on imaging. I highly recommend you contact your doctor/gynecologist to get a physical examination and then mammogram and ultrasound. This question can only be answered when you follow the steps below. Good luck. ...Read more

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Symptoms of breast cancer? Can 18y/o be at risk?

Symptoms of breast cancer? Can 18y/o be at risk?

Remote chances: Cancer of breast is very very rare at the age of 19 , and is an unlikely self diagnosis , see your doctor for examination and assurance . ...Read more

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What are some immediate symptoms of breast cancer?

What are some immediate symptoms of breast cancer?

Breast Lump: The most common symptom is the presence of a new breast lump. Other things to look for include nipple discharge, especially clear or bloody, breast pain, and/or dimpling of the skin. Of course, the goal of breast cancer screening is to diagnose cancers before any of these symptoms develop. Please begin yearly mammography at age 40. ...Read more

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