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Be Breast Aware-What to look for!

What is breast cancer?

A disease where cells in the breast grow out of control.


  • Breast cancer can affect both men and women.
  • For women there is a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Breast feeding reduces the risk of developing breast cancer.

Symptoms of Breast Cancer

  • A lump or thickened breast tissue
  • Change in shape and or size of breast
  • Nipple discharge that is not milk
  • Inverted (inward pointing) nipples
  • Change in appearance such as dimpling of breast skin
  • Rash on or around the nipple
  • Change in texture or color of the nipple area or breast

Be Observant

Observing your breasts regularly can help in early detection and prevent cancer from spreading.



Test your knowledge on Breast Cancer by clicking the link below.



Be in the Know: Be Breast Aware!

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The Health Promotion Department
Ministry of Health & Social Security
Botanical Gardens, Tanteen, St. George’s
Tel: (473) 440-2649/3485

Grenada Ministry of Health

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