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Breast Cancer & The Importance of Awareness: A Message from the Turvy Family Charity

Understanding Breast Cancer:

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in women worldwide. It arises when cells in the breast grow uncontrollably, forming a tumour. These cancerous cells can spread to other body parts if left untreated, making early detection crucial.

Risk Factors:

While the exact cause of breast cancer remains unknown, several risk factors increase its likelihood:

Signs & Symptoms:

Early detection is vital, so it’s essential to recognise these signs:

– A lump in the breast or underarm

– Unexplained pain in the breast or nipple

– Nipple discharge, other than breast milk

– Changes in breast size or shape

– Skin changes on the breast, such as redness or dimpling

The Importance of Awareness

Breast cancer awareness means educating oneself and others about the disease and advocating for regular screening. Here’s why awareness is crucial:

Turvy Family Charity's Commitment

The Turvy Family Charity is deeply committed to spreading breast cancer awareness and supporting affected families. Through events, fundraisers, and educational programs, we aim to impact the fight against this disease significantly. We believe we can create a future where no one fears a breast cancer diagnosis.