October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is dedicated to raising awareness and educating individuals about breast cancer not just during October but throughout the entire year.
Breast Cancer is one of the major concerns of a woman when they have their yearly check-ups.
Invasive breast cancers such as Ductal Carcinoma, Lobular Carcinoma, and Paget Disease of the breast are words a woman don’t want to hear from her examining doctor.
Ductal Carcinoma cancer and Lobular Carcinoma cancer usually attacks the Milk ducts and milk glands and then spread to other parts of the breast.
Some signs of Breast Cancer are a lump in or near the breast, lump in the underarm, change in the size or shape of the breast, fluid discharge from the nipple, or redness of skin on the breast or nipple.
Some symptoms of Breast Cancer are swelling in the armpit, Pain or tenderness in the breast, change in the nipple, and itching or burning sensation.
Paget disease of the breast
Paget disease of the breast is rare and a type of cancer involving the skin of the nipple and the darker circle of skin around it.
Women who have been stricken with the rare Paget Disease of the breast usually have more than one tumor inside the same breast.
As everyone knows Breast Cancer is a disease that can be deadly if not detected early and early prevention is taken.
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