Breast Cancer : A Disease That Comes Unexpectedly

1072 Words Nov 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Breast cancer is a disease that comes unexpectedly; many people tend to overlook the symptoms. There are different types of breast cancers that require treatments and surgery. The course of treatment varies from patient to patient because there are many factors that can contribute to a patient’s treatment plan. Once the plan is in place, there are many things that will need to be done in order to ensure that the cancer will not return. Trying to beat cancer can be a long, extraneous, and in some cases a fatal process. Its important to catch cancer at its earliest stage. Knowing the symptoms of certain cancers may just save a life.

Symptoms for cancer have a very wide variety, some indicating different types of breast cancer. Some types of cancers have very specific symptoms such as breast cancer. A very common symptom for breast cancer is a cyst on the breast. “A cyst in the breast may feel like a lump, but upon examination the lump is a small, generally harmless sac filled with fluid rather than a cancerous or benign lump of cells. You may have one cyst or many cysts that appear together.” http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/cyst-in-breast . Common symptoms for breast cancer are skin change such as swelling, redness, dimpling, change in color, or visible changes in the breast. Changes in shape of breast such as, increase in size, breast lump or thickening, change in touch, may feel hard, tender or warm; changes in nipples, such as the appearance, peeling or flaking of…
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