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Breast Cancer Symptoms

Symptoms vary from person to person. Some people may not have any signs or symptoms of breast cancer at all, or may be diagnosed after a routine mammogram.

Possible symptoms of breast cancer include:

  • New lump in the breast or underarm
  • Thickening or swelling of any part of the breast or underarm
  • Redness or flaky skin in the nipple area or the breast
  • Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area
  • Nipple discharge other than breast milk, including blood
  • Any change in the size or the shape of the breast
  • Pain in any area of the breast
  • Abnormal dimpling of the breast

If you’ve experienced any of these symptoms and are concerned you are at risk, contact your doctor immediately.

Information obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.