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Normal Breast Changes

The breasts develop from childhood through adolescenceAdolescence:
The period of physical and psychological development from the onset of puberty to adulthood, consisting mainly of the teenage years.
and adult life, so it is normal to experience breast changes over time. In this section, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation provides you with information about some normal breast changes that you may notice at different stages in your life:

You may also experience benignBenign:
Not cancerous. This is also referred to as non-malignant.
(noncancerous) breast conditions, most of which do not increase your risk of breast cancer or require treatment. However, a few of these conditions have been linked to an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Learn more about breast conditions that affect your breast cancer risk.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation encourages women and men to be breast aware: know how your breasts normally look and feel, know what changes to look for, and discuss any unusual breast changes with a health care provider.