Cancer Care

Recognizing signs of breast cancer

Whether during a self-exam or a doctor’s appointment, finding a lump in your breast can be scary. While no one expects cancer to ever happen to them, 230,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.

Breast cancer symptoms include:

  • A lump or mass
  • Inverted nipple
  • Swelling on part or all of your breast
  • A rash or skin changes on your breast or nipple
  • Breast pain or tenderness
  • Discharge that isn’t breast milk

At Goshen Center for Cancer Care, our experts collaborate to address your breast cancer symptoms in Goshen and Warsaw, IN, with compassionate care. We treat breast cancer patients throughout northern Indiana and southern Michigan, offering leading-edge expertise, right here at home.

Have you noticed concerning changes in your breast? Schedule a mammogram at (574) 537-5000 to catch breast cancer early. Women over the age of 40 should have an annual mammogram whether or not they have symptoms. If you have a family history of breast cancer, your doctor may recommend mammograms before age 40.

Expertly diagnosing breast cancer symptoms

A mammogram can find an abnormality in your breast before it’s big enough to feel. If your mammogram shows a suspicious area or lump on your breast, your doctor may recommend an MRI, ultrasound or biopsy. These tests will help your doctor know if the tissue is cancerous.

If the tissue is diagnosed as cancerous, entrust your treatment to our integrated team of specialists at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. We care for your mind, body and spirit, addressing not just cancer, but your overall health and quality of life. Your treatment plan is customized to your needs and includes naturopathic medicine, such as diet changes and lifestyle counseling.

We can help

Our experts are available to offer all the care you need – from getting a second opinion to finding a support group to explaining your treatment options.

Request an appointment or call (888) 492-4673 (HOPE) to talk with our oncology information specialists.

The first comprehensive cancer center in northern Indiana, Goshen Center for Cancer Care diagnoses symptoms of breast cancer in patients from Goshen, Warsaw, Fort Wayne, and South Bend, IN, and surrounding areas.