A 33-year-old female asked:
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if a woman has a solid mass in breast (not a fluid filled cyst), does this automatically mean it is cancer?

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Dr. Gerald Lee
21 years experience Internal Medicine
It should be checked: Automatically, no. It could be fibrocystic breast disease, which is not at all dangerous. However, it should not be ignored. Additional imaging, and possibly a biopsy are warranted.
Answered on Jun 29, 2016
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Dr. Ramji Rajendran
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Breast mass: Not all breast masses are cancer. There are also benign conditions such as a fibroadenoma that can be a breast mass. You should see your doctor for further evaluation.
Answered on May 19, 2016
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