Breast cancer often shows as a lump in the breast tissue, although most breast lumps are not cancerous. If detected early on, recovery is more likely.
Breast cancer awareness
Your risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. Here’s how to recognise symptoms and detect it early.
What you should know about breast cancer in young women
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of breast cancer — particularly if you're too young for routine mammograms.
Living with breast cancer
Most women with breast cancer have an operation as part of their treatment. Getting back to normal after surgery can take time. Learn how to manage with breast cancer.
A mammogram is a type of X-ray used to screen for breast cancer. Learn more about the process, plus the benefits and risks of mammography.
A mastectomy is an operation to remove a breast, usually to treat breast cancer. Learn how to prepare and what to expect if you need this surgery.
Learn more about health topics that concern women and their families, such as menopause, breast cancer, endometriosis and pregnancy.
Primary bone cancer, which begins in the bones, is rare. But many other cancers, such as lung or breast cancer, can then spread to the bones.
Oestrogen, a female sex hormone with many roles, controls puberty, strengthens bones and more. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.
How can medication help ease menopause symptoms? This article contains information about different types of menopause medicines, other treatment options and what to ask your doctor.