Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the breast tissue. Symptoms of breast cancer include a lump or thickening in the breast. Find out more about this and other possible symptoms and when you should see your GP. Get information about the number and TNM staging systems and the grades and types of breast cancer. Find out about breast cancer treatments, where and how you have them, and how to cope with possible side effects. Find out about the latest UK breast cancer research and clinical trials, and how you can take part.
Whether you or a loved one are worried about developing breast cancer, have just been diagnosed, are going through breast cancer treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, this detailed information can help you find the answers you need. For information on breast cancer in men, see Breast Cancer in Men. Get basic information about breast cancer, such as what it is and how it forms, as well as the signs and symptoms of the disease. Learn about the various risk factors, both genetic and lifestyle-related , as well as prevention methods for breast cancer from the American Cancer Society. Get detailed information about breast cancer detection through tests such as mammograms, ultrasounds, other imaging tests and biopsies.
Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women and the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. Advances in screening and treatment for breast cancer have improved survival rates dramatically since The chance of any woman dying from breast cancer is around 1 in 38 2. The ACS estimate that , women will receive a diagnosis of invasive breast cancer, and 62, people will receive a diagnosis of noninvasive cancer in
Whether you're worried about breast health and want the facts, need some support to face breast cancer, or want to reach out and talk to someone , we are here for you. Cynthia, Breast Cancer Now services user. If you have a particular concern about breast cancer or just want to talk, our specialist nurses and trained staff are here for you. Have you got questions or concerns about breast cancer?