There are many different types of breast diseases.
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.
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.
Breast cancer symptoms
The first symptom of breast cancer most women notice is a lump or an area of thickened tissue in their breast. Find out the symptoms of breast cancer.
Breast cancer – a personal story
Watch this video interview with Tess, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often re-assuring and helpful.
Breast cancer awareness
Your risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. Here’s how to recognise symptoms and detect it early.
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 treatment
Treatment depends on a number of variables. Find out what treatments are available for breast cancer.
Breast cancer prevention
Since the causes of breast cancer are not fully understood it is not possible to know if anything can prevent it altogether, but early detection is vital to good outcomes.
Breast cancer diagnosis
There are a number of methods used for diagnosing breast cancer. Find out how breast cancer is diagnosed.