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BREAST CANCER FAQs

BREAST CANCER FAQs

What is Breast Cancer?
All breast lumps/swellings are cancer?
Is pain in breast, a symptom of cancer?
Who is at risk of breast cancer?
Does breast cancer always run-in family? If I have cancer- will my daughter also get it?
What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
Breast cancer risk can be lowered by adopting a healthy lifestyle practices like
How can I get breast cancer screening done?
What is Mammogram/mammography?
What is the ideal time to do breast self- examination?
Does wearing padded or wired bra or use of antiperspirants increase risk of breast cancer?
Does Breast cancer spread by doing biopsy/needle test?
For patients with Breast cancer- is removal of whole breast (mastectomy) is safest and only treatment option?
Do all patients with Breast cancer need chemotherapy?