How to: Self Breast Exam

How common is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the most common cancer worldwide in women. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation: In recent years, perhaps coinciding with the decline in prescriptive hormone replacement therapy after menopause, we have seen a gradual reduction in female breast cancer incidence rates among women aged 50 and older. Death rates […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer occurs when malignant tumors develop in the breast. Breast lumps, growths or tumors occur when old cells don’t die but instead form a mass. These cells can spread, traveling through vessels or lymph vessels and can begin to damage other tissues and organs; also known as metastasis. What are breast […]

Discharge draining from the breast

What defines discharge? According to healthline.com, nipple discharge is basically any fluid that is leaking out of the nipple. You may need to squeeze the nipple for the fluid to come out or it may come out involuntarily. When is it common to occur? Nipple discharge is typically present during a woman’s reproductive years. The discharge […]