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what does a lump in breast mean besides cancerous?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Breast lumps: Most breast lumps turn out to be either normal breast tissue, cysts, or fibroadenomas.
Answered on Nov 2, 2016
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