Fast Five Quiz: Red Flags for Breast Cancer

Kelly McCann, MD, PhD


February 02, 2022

In a recent study, the presentation of more than 2300 women with symptomatic breast cancer was evaluated. The researchers found a total 56 presenting symptoms; among them, breast lump was the most common (83%), followed by nipple abnormalities (7%), breast pain (6%), breast skin abnormalities (2%), and nonbreast symptoms, such as back pain (1%) and weight loss (0.3%), which are indicative of metastatic disease.

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