Breast health


Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis, or painful breasts can occur in many women. Know what causes these changes, when they occur and what treatmen

Common breast conditions

Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis, or painful breasts can occur in many women. Know what causes these changes, when they occur and what treatmen Find out more →

If you are familiar with the way your breasts look and feel it will make it easier to notice if any changes occur.

Breast checks

If you are familiar with the way your breasts look and feel it will make it easier to notice if any changes occur. Find out more →

Each breast is made up of 15-20 lobes. These contain the milk producing glands and ducts along which the milk travels to the nipple.

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes

Each breast is made up of 15-20 lobes. These contain the milk producing glands and ducts along which the milk travels to the nipple. Find out more →

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes and will change from adolescence to menopause. Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis and painful breasts can occur in many women. Knowing what is normal, how to conduct a breast check and when to see your doctor if you are worried about changes to your breasts is important.

In these pages you will find information on normal breasts and breast problems, including breast-cancer warning signs, screening options and a breast self-examination guide.


About your breasts

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes and will change from adolescence to menopause. Knowing what is normal and when to see your doctor if you are worried about changes to your breasts is covered here.

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Common breast conditions

Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis, or painful breasts can occur in many women. It is helpful to know what causes these changes, when they occur and what treatments are available, particularly to relieve breast pain.

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Breast checks

Being familiar with the look and feel of your breasts makes it easier to notice when any changes occur. What to do, what to look for when you conduct a breast check and when to have a mammogram is important for every woman to know.

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the main functions of women's breasts. Common problems associated with breastfeeding are mastitis and changes to your libido and emotions. Helpful information is provided on what to do when you experience such issues.

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Breast cancer

A great deal of information exists about breast cancer. On these pages you can find some basic information, as well as links for more detailed information, about breast cancer and related conditions.

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