Breast Cancer

Breast cancer symptoms can vary widely from lumps to skin discolorations to swelling. Some of those who develop breast cancer have no symptoms at all. Yet, the first and easiest step in fighting breast cancer is a regular self examination. An annual mammogram should also be a part of your plan to fight breast cancer. Early detection of breast cancer is the key to survival.

There are many forms of breast cancer including ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC), inflammatory breast cancer, male breast cancer, recurrent breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer.

The treatment of breast cancer may depend upon various factors including size, stage, lymph node status, hormone receptor status.

The key to this battle against breast cancer is your willingness to be informed and fight.

Holly Haines