A 48-year-old member asked:
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what does a breastcancer lump look like and feel like?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Usually: A firm hard painless breast lump that persists after completion of the menstrual cycle. But small breast cancers will have no feeling and not be able to be felt & seen only on mammogram or breast ultrasound.
Answered on Aug 15, 2012

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