Learn the warning signs and risk factors of breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women in India. Breast cancer is a cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.

The warning signs of breast cancer are not same for all women. So, it is important to pay attention if you find any unusual changes in your breasts and get done a medical check-up.

Here are the common signs and symptoms of breast cancer.

A lump in the breast is the initial sign of breast cancer.

Swelling, redness of the breast.

Change in the size, shape of the breast.

Skin irritation.

Pain in the breast.

A lump in the underarm.

Some risk factors are early menstrual period, late or no pregnancy, lack of physical activities, being overweight or obese after menopause, having dense breasts, personal or family history of breast cancer, drinking alcohol.

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