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About Breast Cancer

No matter who you are or where you live, breast cancer may touch your life. The About Breast Cancer section of this website has the latest information on breast cancer risk factors, screening, diagnosis, treatment, metastatic breast cancer, survivorship and more.

Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

Signs & Symptoms
  • New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit).

  • Thickening or swelling of part of the breast.

  • Irritation or dimpling of breast skin.

  • Redness or flaky skin in the nipple area or the breast.

  • Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area.

  • Nipple discharge other than breast milk, including blood.

  • Any change in the size or the shape of the breast.

  • Pain in any area of the breast.



Research is one of our best weapons against breast cancer. It can fuel our knowledge of breast cancer and help us understand that breast cancer is not just a single disease but many diseases, unique to each individual. And with your help, we’ll keep doing so. Because nothing would make us happier than ending breast cancer forever.

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