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A 32-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could lumps caused by breast cancer be tender when touched or pressed?

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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It could: Many breast cancers are not painful. However some are painful. Any new lump in the breast need to be checked by a health care provider to establish its nature. Majority are benign (non-cancerous) but some may be breast cancer. Please have a medical evaluation.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Will lumps caused by breast cancer be tender when touched or pressed?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lumps in breast: That are tender are often not breast cancer. However, if you have one of more masses in your breast - would encourage medical evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can touching or rubbing your breasts cause breast cancer?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
I am not aware: Of any evidence to support or refute whether mechanical movement of your breast can cause breast cancer or not.

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