Breast cancer

Nipple changes and discharges

Paget's disease of the nipple

Paget’s disease of the nipple is a rare type of breast cancer, which occurs mainly in older women, and appears as a rash on the nipple.

Nipple inversion

It can be normal to have inverted nipples, but it is not normal to have a change in the shape or the form of the nipple.

Nipple discharge

Nipple discharge is worrying as it may be associated with cancer. The majority of people with a nipple discharge do not have cancer especially if they are young, the discharge is not bloody or if it comes from more than one duct.

Spot rare breast cancers

An e-mail warning women of a 'new kind of breast cancer' has been doing the rounds lately. We put together the facts on two of the rarest forms of breast cancer.

Nipple discharge and its causes

Nipple discharge is worrying as it may be associated with cancer. The majority of people with a nipple discharge do not have cancer especially if they are young,

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