Breast cancer is feared by a lot of women in the world and so they will always try to stay in healthy life and become healthier by regularly checking the health to the doctor. These people are lucky for having the high realization in keeping their body healthy. These people are the ones who will be able to get the earlier treatment if there is a sign of cancer occurs including when the breast cancer symptoms appear. The breast cancer is just like the other types of cancer, it needs to be treated earlier because when it is not being treated earlier, the life hope rate will be lower and lower.
Everyone knows how cancer is a deathly disease that will be avoided by a lot of people. Although that it is said that cancer is inherited in a family, apparently only 5% to 10% cancer cases happened because it was inherited in a family while the rest happened because the abnormalities in the genetics. The cells of cancer will continue to develop the disease and the symptoms for the cancer will occur in the later stage and the chance of fully recover is rather small. Some people are lucky because somehow they managed to figure out the cancer before it got worse while some others are smart enough to do annual health check up.
There are no certain breast cancer symptoms because any changes in breast can mean other diseases as well. So when spotting a change in the breast, it is better to take on the immediate check up. The changes in breast can be examined at home by any women anytime they like. Standing in a mirror and start to check all over the breast and area around the breast will be helpful in trying to see the breast. In checking, don’t only see the breast but also try to touch the breast and feel whether there is a thickening skin or pain because those two are counted as changes in breast.
Besides the pain and thickening skin, the breast changes those will need to be checked are the swollen part of breast, the nipple turning inward, nipple discharge, irritation of skin and the occur of a lump. A lump can be considered as the obvious sign and will need to be checked soon. A lump can be hard or soft and can be painful but can also painless.