October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Australia and the United States. Depending on Your Country, the month may vary.
- A new lump or lumpiness, especially if it’s only in one breast
- A change in the size or shape of your breast
- A change to the nipple, such as crusting, ulcer, redness or inversion
- A nipple discharge that occurs without squeezing
- A change in the skin of your breast such as redness or dimpling
- An unusual pain that doesn’t go away.
Women may find information about breast cancer screening or early detection programs from their health care provider or their country’s equivalent of a local community health center, national and/or state Department/Center/Institute of Aging/Cancer/Disease Control and Prevention/Health/Human Services.
Depending on You (DoY), DotS and/or Depending on Your Country’s (DoyC’s) breast cancer screening program, when women may start having regular breast screening can vary. It may therefore be in your best interest to choose to check what’s-what for you.
In Cancer Prevention and Control: Breast Cancer Awareness the (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) elaborate on:
Your country may have a breast cancer early detection program similar to the CDC’s program. In National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP): Find A Screening Provider Near You the CDC elaborate on:
In Health Topics A-Z you may find:
Your Country may have Links similar to:Meno Martha