One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Annual mammograms are recommended for women over the age of 40, as well as for younger women who have specific breast cancer risk factors.
Breast cancer warning signs and symptoms can vary greatly.
A lump or thickening in the breast that feels different from the surrounding tissue breast size, shape, or appearance changes
Dimpling is a change in the skin over the breast.
A newly inverted nipple
The pigmented area of skin surrounding the nipple (areola) or breast skin peeling, scaling, crusting, or flaking
Redness or pitting of the skin over your breast
Make an appointment with your doctor if you notice any changes in your breast, nipple, or underarm.