Breast biopsy for breast cancer
Breast biopsy is the procedure of examination of skin tissue removed from a lump or bump in the breast. The purpose of breast biopsy is to find the presence of cancerous cells in the breast. The breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the whole world.
Detection of breast cancer
The breast cancer starts as a breast lump that is usually detected by general physician during routine physical examination. These can also be detected during the self-examination of the breast.
It is important to get the routine physical examination of your body by your family physician. The early detection of cancerous cells saves thousands of lives every year.
Breast cancer Symptoms
Usually no signs and symptoms of breast cancer, except breast pain, are seen at the early stages of the disease. However, if you feel that there is something wrong with your breast, you must immediately visit your doctor. The most common signs and symptoms of breast cancer include:
- Breast tenderness – breast pain
- Nipple discharge
- Bloody discharge from the nipple
- Unexpected weight loss