In-depth

Breast cancer

Breast cancer is the disease that many women fear most. But early detection and lifestyle changes may reduce your risk.

Breast cysts

Breast cysts are more common in women before menopause. Draining fluid from a breast cyst can diagnose and treat the problem.

Breast pain

Breast pain is a common problem for women. But while it can be worrisome and uncomfortable, it rarely signals cancer or another serious health condition.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Usually first detected on a mammogram, DCIS is an early, treatable form of breast cancer. But left untreated, it could become an invasive breast cancer.

Fibrocystic breasts

Fibrocystic breasts feel lumpy, and they're prone to soreness before your period. They're sometimes uncomfortable, but fibrocystic breast changes are common.

Male breast cancer

For male breast cancer, awareness and early diagnosis are key to successful treatment.

Mammary duct ectasia

Mammary duct ectasia is a noncancerous breast condition in which the milk ducts beneath the nipple become wider, clogged and sometimes inflamed.

Paget's disease of the breast

Paget's disease of the breast is a form of breast cancer that involves the nipple. Understand treatment options for this rare breast cancer.

Recurrent breast cancer

Recurrent breast cancer — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer recurrence.

Oct. 30, 2012