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Symptoms & types

Breast lumps aren’t the only possible sign of breast cancer, and most breast lumps aren’t cancer. Read about the signs, symptoms, and types of breast cancer.

Symptoms

This article is a brief overview of breast cancer symptoms

Types

Breast cancer recurrence (return) is possible after treatment, and it doesn’t always come back to the breast. This detailed article is all about breast cancer recurrence.

Breast cancer is generally seen in women after the menopause. But it can strike much earlier. Learn about breast cancer in young women.

Breast cancer in pregnancy is very rare. But it can happen. Learn how breast cancer in pregnancy is treated.

The vast majority of breast cancer patients are women. But men can get breast cancer too. This article has the facts on male breast cancer.

Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare type of breast cancer in which the breast appears swollen and inflamed. It doesn’t always involve a lump. Learn more about inflammatory breast cancer.

Learn more about lobular carcinoma (invasive and in situ).

Learn more about ductal carcinoma situ (DCIS)

Invasive breast cancer is the most common type of breast cancer in both women and men and accounts for about 90% of all breast cancers.

Learn more about different types of breast cancer.

Learn more about Paget's disease of the nipple.

Complications

Breast cancer treatments are powerful medicines and can have side effects. Read about common breast cancer treatment side effects.

Lymphoedema  is abnormal fluid build-up, usually in the arms or legs, and it needs prompt treatment. Learn about lymphoedema and breast cancer.

Breast cancer treatments may affect young women’s ability to have children. Learn how that issue can be addressed.

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