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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Varies: Sometimes hard, sometimes rubbery, sometimes can't feel at all. Best way to know what it is: get examined by your md. May need mammogram and/or ultr ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
31 years experience Radiology
It can: Dan - breast cancer can stay the same for a long period of time but eventually will grow or change its texture (become harder and non movable). Any l ... Read More
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Dr. John Yim
Dr. John Yim answered
29 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually.: Usually a breast cancer lump will grow, but certainly breast cancer lumps can stay the same size for a very long time.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is harder than yo: It would feel harder than your breast is. Most often you can roll it under the flat part of your hand's fingers. If you are suspicious, get a physicia ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Eval by breast surg: If there's a new lump that's drawing attention/concern, seek immediate medical attention and referral to a breast surgeon. Beyond clinical impression ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki Chung
Dr. Ki Chung answered
26 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Many invasive breast cancers are identified by radiologic means(mammogram/mri) without any physically visible or even palpable masses/lumps, which is ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Tumor: When referring to a cancerous lump, most people are describing a tumor that they can palpate, rather than one identified by mammography. Of course, "l ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: At your age it is very rare for you to have a breast cancer, but not impossible. Even if you have a strong family history, your "lump" is more likely ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Signs+symptoms: The signs and symptoms of breast cancer include: a lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm that persists through the menstrual cyc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Breast mass: Other than a biopsy of the lump there is no guaranteed way of telling is something is a cancer or not. Mammogram, ultrasound or breast MRI may indic ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Breast cancer can be diagnosed with a not palpable (not able to be felt) abnormality seen on mammogram to a large palpable (able to be felt by a patie ... Read More

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