Cancer can be of varied types depending on the part of the body where it occurs. A cancer is an abnormal growth of cells and is extremel fatal as it cuts down a person's life. However, with proper treatment at early stages, it is very treatable. Breast cancer is a type of cancer that has been claiming several lives, and so, one should be aware of the tell-tale signs and early symptoms. And here they are!
A lump can suggest breast cancer. But there are other ways of detecting breast cancer too.
A change in the look or feel of the breast, a change in the look or feel of the nipple and discharge from the nipple can also suggest breast cancer.
1. Check for lumps that feel harder than the breast or the underarms 2. Look for sudden discharges of say, blood, from one nipple 3. A change in size/shape/color of one breast 4. Dimpling of breast 5. Itchy, scaly sore or rash on nipple 6. Retraction of nipple or other part of the breast