- Swelling, usually sudden, and sometimes more than a cup size within a few days.
- Ridges and thickened areas of the skin.
- A pink, red or dark-colored area, sometimes with texture similar to an orange.
- Nipple retraction or discharge.
- Breast pain.
- The breast may feel hot or warm to the touch.
- Change in color and texture of the areola.
Susan probably puts it best when she says that this cancer causes the breast to swell and turn red as if in anger.