How Breast Cancer Can Be Diagnosed?

Breast cancer most often involves glandular breast cells in the ducts or lobules. Most patients present with an asymptomatic lump discovered during examination or screening mammography. Diagnosis is confirmed by excisional chest biopsy. Treatment usually includes surgical excision, often with radiation therapy and adjuvant systemic therapy.

Here are some symptoms of breast cancer:

  • Breast Lump

  • Breast Pain

  • Breast Tenderness

  • Decreased Libido

  • Dimpling Of Surface Of Breast

  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes, Armpit

  • Nipple Discharge

  • Orange Peel Texture To Breast

  • Unilateral Breast Enlargement

  • Unintentional Weight Loss

What Causes Breast Cancer?

No one knows exactly what causes breast cancer, but we do know that certain risk factors – things that increase a person's chance of getting a disease – are linked to breast cancer. Risk factors change depending on the type of cancer. Most breast surgeons can diagnose the symptoms of breast cancer early and treat them well.

There are a number of risk factors, both controllable and uncontrollable, which may increase the chances of developing breast cancer. For instance, the risk factors associated with diet can be controlled, but risk factors such as a person's age or family history can't be changed.

Most cases are picked up when a woman notices a lump in her breast or through routine screening with mammography. Nine out of ten lumps aren't dangerous, but they should be checked. Breast surgeons can