Could you tell me what are signs of breast cancer for teenagers?

Rare. Breast cancers are extremely rare in teens but would present like in other age groups: 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.
Lump, discharge. Breast cancer is rare in teenagers, but it can happen.Watch for any lump that doesn't go away and doesn't change with your periods.. A hard lump is more suspicious for cancer, but the only way to know for sure if to have your doctor or health provider check the lump. Blood or pus coming from your nipple is another sign. 15% of breast cancer occurs in women ages 15 to 39.

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Could a teenager between the ages of 12-16 get breast cancer?

Unlikely. Breast cancer typically starts in women of 20 years and older age. It is extremely rare before the age of 20 years, yet it has been reported, rarely, in teenage girls. Read more...

Can a teenager die from breast cancer?

Theoretically, yes.. ...But highly unlikely. The incidence of breast cancer in teenagers is exceedingly low, less than 1 in a million in the US. If a teenager were diagnosed with breast cancer, the chance for cure would be no different than an adult, based on the stage of cancer at diagnosis. Read more...
Unlikely. It is rare for primary breast cancer to arise in the teenage years. But since you are aware of this disease, don't forget to discuss mammograms and pap smears with doctor. Read more...

How common is it to get breast cancer as a teenager?

Almost-never. The statistical probability of getting breast cancer in your teens is lower than the odds of winning the lottery. Breast cancer rates increase the older you are, and are rarely seen before the 30's. Read more...
Rare. Some hereditary forms of breast cancer may arise in young women but remain rare in the teens and twenties. Read more...

What is the likelihood of breast cancer when you are a teenager?

Low. Low but not impossible in a teen with strong hereditary risk factors such as brca2 abnormalities in the family the risk is definitely increased. Read more...
Extremely low if any. Breast cancer is very unusual in women less than 20 year old although it is reported to develop in some folks as young as 20 years old. Read more...

My wife had a growth in her breast when she was a teenager, it was removed. What's the chance she can have a breast cancer pls?

Same as other woman. Most likely she had fibroadenoma a benign tumor was removed. If she has no genetic mutations like braca i & ii , her 2 or family history nothing to worry. She has same chance as any woman she needs regular self examinations check ups by her doctor and mammography every year and don't worry. Read more...
Unlikely . Chances are that your wife had a fibroadenoma removed, the most common benign breast tumor. This shouldn't increase her risk of breast cancer. If she does not have any family risks, she's no different than any other woman. Therefore, she should begin yearly mammography at age 40 and see her doctor for yearly breast examination. Read more...

Please tell me the signs of breast cancer?

Varies. Often no signs - if picked up on mammogram. Otherwise a growing mass in the breast, or lung in the armpit, nipple discharge or inversion, edema of the breast, or redness of the breast. Read more...
Breast cancer sx’s. can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular & hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful & soft. Swelling of breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain & sometimes swollen lymph nodes under arm(s). Seek med eval if you have suspicious symptoms. Read more...

Please tell me what's the signs of breast cancer?

May include. •a breast lump or thickening that feels different from the surrounding tissue •bloody discharge from the nipple •change in the size or shape of a breast •changes to the skin over the breast, such as dimpling •inverted nipple •peeling, scaling or flaking of the nipple or breast skin •redness or pitting of the skin over your breast, like the skin of an orange if concerned, best evaluated by surgeon. Read more...