Breast Cancer (female) is sometimes misdiagnosed as Fibroadenomas

It has been reported that some patients have been misdiagnosed with Fibroadenomas, when in fact the correct diagnosis in their specific case was Breast Cancer (female).

Early intervention and treatment are essential for breast cancer recovery. Treatment options include surgery to remove the cancer from the breast, chemotherapy as well as radiation therapy, as well as hormone therapy. Diagnosing breast cancer in females is done via a breast examination as well as a mammogram. A biopsy may be required to confirm diagnosis.

Always consult your doctor or health professional, and do not self diagnose.

Symptoms can include:

Lump in breast, nipple changes, breast pain, breast redness, breast swelling breast skin irritation, yellow or brown or red nipple discharge, breast itchiness, breast rash, swelling or a lump around the collarbone or armpit, nipple retraction or inward turning, breast enlargement, dimpling of breast surface, existing lump that enlarges, orange peel skin texture, poor appetite, visible veins on the breast, weight loss, enlarged lymph nodes in the armpit

Symptoms are a guideline only and may apply to either the diagnosis or the reported misdiagnosis, or both. Consult your specialist for further information.

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