After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States 

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women 

Substantial support for breast cancer awareness and research funding has helped created advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer

Breast cancer survival rates have increased, and the number of deaths associated with this disease is steadily declining 

Signs and Symptoms– A breast lump or thickening that feels different from the surrounding tissue, Change in the size, shape or appearance of a breast

 Changes to the skin over the breast, such as dimpling and a newly inverted nipple

 Peeling, scaling, crusting or flaking of the pigmented area of skin surrounding the nipple (areola) or breast skin

Doctors know that breast cancer occurs when some breast cells begin to grow abnormally 

These cells divide more rapidly than healthy cells do and continue to accumulate, forming a lump or mass