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The most common type of breast cancer is ductal carcinoma which begins in the cells of the ducts. Breast cancer can also begin in the cells of the lobules and in other tissues in the breast. Invasive breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread from where it began in the ducts or lobules to surrounding tissue. In the U.S breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer. It can occur in both men and women but it is very rare in men. Each year there are about 2300 new cases of breast cancer in men and about 230000 new cases in women. View this video on YouTube. Key statistics about breast cancer from the SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2010.
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Fluid from the nipple. Fluid may be bloody clear to yellow green or look like pus. In men breast cancer symptoms include breast lump and breast pain and tenderness. Symptoms of advanced breast cancer may include. Breast pain or discomfort. Swelling of the lymph nodes in the armpit next to the breast with cancer. The health care provider will ask about your symptoms and risk factors. Then the provider will perform a physical exam. The exam includes both breasts armpits and the neck and chest area. Women are encouraged to perform breast self-exams each month. However the importance of self-exams for detecting breast cancer is debatable.
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Worried about breast cancer? Call our Helpline free 0808 800 6000. Join our support forum. Worried about a lump? Ways to support Breast Cancer Care. Hold a Big Pink! Fundraise for Breast Cancer Care. Host a Strawberry Tea.
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