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Breast diseases

There are many different types of breast diseases.

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition where males develop enlarged breasts – often called ‘man boobs’. It's very common and usually not serious. Learn here about the treatments available and where to seek help.

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Mammography

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.

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Breast cancer awareness

Your risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. Here’s how to recognise symptoms and detect it early.

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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.

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Mastitis

Mastitis occurs when breast tissue gets inflamed, usually due to a blocked milk duct from breastfeeding. It can lead to infection.

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Breast cysts

Breast cysts are benign bubbles of fluid in the breast. It’s important to know how to recognise them and what to look for if you suspect a lump is not benign.

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Mastectomy

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.

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Breastfeeding problems

Breastfeeding isn't always easy. You may have some problems, particularly if you're a new mum. Learn more about the problems here and how to overcome them.

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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.

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