Cancer Facts

Cancer Facts, Signs and Symptoms

Breast Friends would like to help you find answers to your cancer questions. This page is dedicated to helping you find those answers.

Cancer Risk Factors

While doctors have an idea of what may increase your risk of cancer, the majority of cancers occur in people who don’t have any known risk factors. Factors known to increase your risk of cancer include:

Breast Cancer Signs, Symptoms and Facts

Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms

The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancer, but breast cancers can be tender, soft, or rounded. They can even be painful. For this reason, it is important to have any new breast mass or lump or breast change checked by a health care provider experienced in diagnosing breast diseases.

Gynecologic Cancers

Types of Gynecologic Cancers