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LinkedInOVERVIEWSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISTREATMENTA cancer that develops in the breast cells and progresses in stages. Few early symptoms may include new lump in the underarm or in breast, itching or discharge from the nipples, and skin texture change of the nipple or breast.Common (More than 200,000 cases per year in US)Treatable by a medical professionalOften requires lab test or imagingCan last several months or yearsCommon for ages 50 and olderMore common in femalesFamily history may increase likelihoodWhat are the symptoms?Which specialist should you see?What are the causes?How is this diagnosed?Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Learn moreWas this helpful?See moreStart Health
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A cancer that develops in the breast cells and progresses in stages. Few early symptoms may include new lump in the underarm or in breast, itching or discharge from the nipples, and skin texture change of the nipple or breast.Common (More than 200,000 cases per year in US)Treatable by a medical professionalOften requires lab test or imagingCan last several months or yearsCommon for ages 50 and olderMore common in femalesFamily history may increase likelihoodWhat are the symptoms?Which specialist should you see?What are the causes?How is this diagnosed?Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Learn moreWas this helpful?See moreStart Health
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  • People also askWhat is breast cancer?Breast cancer is cancer that develops in breast cells. Typically, the cancer forms in either the lobules or the ducts of the breast. Lobules are the glands that produce milk, and ducts are the pathways that bring the milk from the glands to the nipple. Cancer can also occur in the fatty tissue or the fibrous connective tissue within your breast.Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Stages, Types, and More - Healthlinewww.healthline.com/health/breast-cancerWhat is the treatment for breast cancer?

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