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  • Not Diagnosed But Worried

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    Breast cancer symptoms vary widely. According to the American Cancer Society, in addition to a lump, breast cancer symptoms can include swelling, skin irritation, dimpling, breast pain, changes to the nipple, thickening of the breast skin, or unusual nipple discharge. Still, some breast cancers cause no symptoms at all. Note: Please do not post pictures of your symptoms. It's important to have anything unusual checked by your doctor

    Latest post: Focal Asymmetry by AliceBastable 16 minutes ago

  • Waiting for Test Results

    7,294 Topics 67,389 Posts

    For members not diagnosed with breast cancer, but waiting for test results:  Biopsy, mammogram, ultrasound, or other screening tests. Waiting is VERY difficult but remember...

    "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength." -- Corrie Ten Boom

    Latest post: Biopsy next week by TheNannie 24 hours ago

  • Benign Breast Conditions

    987 Topics 5,147 Posts

    A safe place to discuss benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions. Benign breast conditions are unusual growths or other changes in the breast tissue that are not cancer, though some may be associated with an increase in breast cancer risk. Benign breast conditions are quite common.

    Latest post: Looking for some reassuring, please by Hirri Nov 22, 2021 06:49AM

  • High Risk for Breast Cancer

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    Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

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