Breast Cancer 101: Symptoms, Types and Causes of Breast Cancer


Breast Cancer is an invasive tumor that develops in the mammary glands. It is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Mostly women over 50 are diagnosed with breast cancer, but younger ladies are also more prone to breast cancer. This article will discuss symptoms of breast cancer, its types, and causes.

Some Background Knowledge

According to figures nearly 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
It can be recovered if diagnosed in the early stages.

It is very important that women check their breasts regularly or have it examined by their GP.

Men can also develop breast cancer but it’s very rare. But here we are more concerned about breast cancer in women.

Breast cancer is a malignant tumor (a collection of cancer cells) arising from the cell of the breast. Women’s cancer and its complications can affect nearly every body part.