The first symptom of breast cancer most women notice is a lump or an area of thickened tissue in their breast.
Most breast lumps (90%) aren't cancerous, but it's always best to have them checked by your doctor.
You should see your GP if you notice any of the following:
Breast pain isn't usually a symptom of breast cancer.
It's important to be breast aware so you can pick up any changes as soon as possible.
Get to know what is normal for you – for instance, your breasts may look or feel different at different times of your life. This will make it much easier to spot potential problems.