Published on Jun 24, 2014 and last reviewed on Apr 02, 2019 - 1 min read
This article discusses how to detect breast cancer through self-examination and mammogram test.
Breast cancer is now emerging as one of the leading causes of death in women. Unfortunately, we do not have any vaccines to prevent it. The lumps may be painless, so patients may delay the visit to the doctor. A breast lump may be benign (simple or innocent) or malignant (cancer).
Early Detection Is the Key:
Mammogram Test to Ascertain Breast Cancer:
Breastfeeding has been found to be protective against breast cancer in nursing mothers.
If you find any breast lump, nipple change or discharge, please consult your gynecologist immediately.
Query: Hello doctor, I have multiple small clustered cystic areas seen in the left breast. Read Full >>
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nothing to worry about. Multiple small clustered lesions are benign (non-cancerous) cystic lesions. But you should do a baseline bilateral mammogram screening also (if not done early) and enroll in a breast screening clinic and a follow up every six monthly or yearly as... Read Full
Article Overview: This article discusses the risk factors and a few tips to prevent breast cancer. Read Article
There are a few risk factors that make you more susceptible to get breast cancer, which cannot always be prevented. But, there are things you can do that might lower your risk. Breast cancer risk factors mean anything that affects your chance of getting breast cancer. But having a risk factor does n... Read Article
Query: Hello doctor, I have a lump in between my breasts. I have had it for a couple of years. Yesterday, I noticed that it got slightly bigger. Also, it became painful and red. Is there a possibility that it might be cancerous? I do not have any family history of breast cancer. Read Full >>
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Any breast lump definitely requires evaluation for cancerous growth. However, a lot of many times, it is benign in nature called as fibroadenoma and sudden redness and pain could be due to secondary infection the fibroadenoma. However, in any cas... Read Full
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