Breast Cancer: An Emerging ConcernAnkita Chaturvedi1* and Rimmi Singh2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ankita Chaturvedi
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Received: 15 May 2015 Accepted: 26 June 2015
Cancer which originates from breast tissue is commonly known as breast cancer. Major indications include lump on breast, shape change of breast, loosening of skin, discharge of fluid from breast, red rashes. Major reasons behind breast cancer: Female sex, obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol consumption, hormone replacement therapy, ionizing radiation, menstruation at an early age, late conceiving, and old age. A very few cases arise due to genetics i.e, inherited from parents. That includes BRCA1 and BRCA2.