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What is Breast Cancer?

October is “Breast Cancer Month”; we are continuing to spread the awareness of this epidemic that is claiming so many lives.

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that Developed from cells of the breast.

Symptoms of breast cancer

  • A thickening or lump in the breast or armpit usually observed after the menstrual cycle.

  • Swelling in the armpit.

  • A change in the size or shape of the breast and pain in the breast.

  • Changes in the skin of the breast like dimple in the skin or skin that looks like an orang peel.

  • Changes in the nipple like indrawn nipple, nipple that is itchy or ulcerous.

  • Unusual discharge from the nipples including occasional blood discharge.

  • Marble like area under the skin.

  • Change in the color or peel of the skin around the nipple.

  • Dilated veins.

  • Hardness of the breast.

  • Visible flattening on the breast.


There is no certain way to prevent breast cancer for now but to ensure eating healthy and ex-ercise in or to prevent being a great risk.

After your monthly cycle check your breasts for any abnormality that may have occurred.

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