Health Talks: Lesser-known symptoms of breast cancer to watch for

Amy Kerger, DO, a diagnostic radiologist, discusses the signs and symptoms of breast cancer that all women should look for. Common symptoms include a breast lump, breast pain or an inverted nipple. Lesser-known symptoms, such as a red swollen breast, swelling under the armpits or changes in the texture of your breast skin, could indicate another form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Because breasts change throughout a woman’s lifetime, it’s important to know your breasts by doing regular self-exams. If you’re concerned about any new changes, schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor or a breast health expert. Early detection is key to giving you a better chance of successful treatments and outcomes.

Watch the full Health Talks video above to learn more about:

  • When to see a doctor for breast cancer symptoms
  • Inflammatory breast cancer risks, detection and treatment
  • How often to get a mammogram
  • Breast cancer research at The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

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