“Screening mammography is our No. 1 defence in detecting and addressing breast cancers at their earliest, most treatable stages,” said Ashley Pariser, an oncologist at the Ohio cancer centre.
Symptoms to watch out for
This survey highlights the importance of knowing the warning signs of breast cancer, and checking for them. According to Inca, these can include a lump or mass in the breast, the presence of one or more hard masses in the armpit, a change in the size or shape of the breast, or changes in the skin of the breast and/or nipple.