10 Breast Cancer Myths -- Busted!

Can deodorant cause breast cancer? Get the truth about the disease and who's at risk (11 Photos)

Arricca Elin SanSone on Aug 28, 2012 at 5:12PM

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10 Breast Cancer Myths -- Busted!

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Myth: Breast Cancer Always Appears as a Lump

A lump is not the only sign of breast cancer, says Susan Brown, director of health education for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. “Watch for any changes in how your breasts look or feel,” she says. See your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following: a change in the shape or size of the breast; an area that feels thick; a dimpled or puckered appearance to the skin; an itchy, scaly area; nipple discharge; pain in one spot; swelling or redness of the breast; or an inverted (pulled inward) nipple, if it has never appeared that way before.

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