What does breast cancer on the skin look like? This rare, fast-growing type rarely causes a distinct lump. Instead, breast skin can become thick, red, and look pitted, like an orange peel. The area might also feel warm or tender and have small bumps that look like a rash.
What does surface breast cancer look like? Pitting or thickening of the skin of the breast so that it may look and feel like an orange peel. A retracted or inverted nipple. One breast looking larger than the other because of swelling. One breast feeling warmer and heavier than the other.
What does early stage breast cancer look like? Some common, early warning signs of breast cancer include: Skin changes, such as swelling, redness, or other visible differences in one or both breasts. An increase in size or change in shape of the breast(s) Changes in the appearance of one or both nipples.
Can breast cancer come to the surface? Sometimes breast cancer cells can spread to the skin. This can happen through the blood or lymphatic system. This is not the same as having cancer that starts in the skin. The cells that have spread to the skin are breast cancer cells.