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What might a cancerous lump in breast feel like?

What might a cancerous lump in breast feel like?

Many variations: Please see your doctor. Given your age, breast cancer is extremely unlikely. However, you need to find out what this is. After a complete history and physical, if there is a palpable abnormality, an ultrasound will probably be next, perhaps followed by a mammogram. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can there be a typical size of a cancerous breast lump?

Can there be a typical size of a cancerous breast lump?

No set size: Ideally, a breast cancer is found before you can feel it. This is usually done via screening mammograms. If a lump is found, it needs to be further examined with mammograms to see if other lumps are present and some kind of biopsy to determine if it is a cancer. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is easy to detect a cancerous breast lump?

Please tell me if it is easy to detect a cancerous breast lump?

Varies: Each patient is different and each cancer diagnosis has its own challenges. The only way to diagnose cancer of breast or any other cancer is to remove the suspicious tissue and have it examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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Is cancerous breast lump single or there may b two cancerous lumps in breast.?

Is cancerous breast lump single or there may b two cancerous lumps in breast.?

Multiple possible: Hi. If you have a genetic risk for breast cancer (e.g., one of the BRCA gene mutations, and other genes too), multifocal breast cancer is more likely than in sporadic cases of breast cancer. Overall, multifocal breast cancer at the time of diagnosis is uncommon. Given your age of 25, I would lean heavily toward suspecting a genetic form of breast cancer. Evaluate ALL breast lumps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a cancerous breast lump ever have oozing or weeping?

Can a cancerous breast lump ever have oozing or weeping?

Very Rarely: Oozing or weeping from the skin of the breast is most commonly due to a skin-based infection rather than a breast (tissue) disease. However, a large cancer can erode through the skin and cause an open, oozing wound. Also, a rare from of cancer, inflammatory breast cancer, can mimic a breast infection with skin changes. In short: it's best to see your doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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My mom also had a cancerous lump removed from her breast a few years ago. Could it be the same thing now?

My mom also had a cancerous lump removed from her breast a few years ago. Could it be the same thing now?

If a lump was cancer: Usually lumpectomy alone is not the choice treatment...Or the cancerous lump will return. Need to know prior size, er/pr status, , and whether it was invasive or intraductal cancer, ductal or lobular. + XRT is standard after lumpectomy. Need details to provide risk. ...Read more

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What does a lump in breast mean besides cancerous?

What does a lump in breast mean besides cancerous?

Breast lumps: Most breast lumps turn out to be either normal breast tissue, cysts, or fibroadenomas. ...Read more

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What do I do for lump in breast.. Could it be cancer?

What do I do for lump in breast.. Could it be cancer?

Get seen: A dominant breast mass should always be seen without delay by a physician. Be brave and make the phone call. ...Read more

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Lump in breast and i'm worried it might be cancer. What should I do?

Lump in breast and i'm worried it might be cancer. What should I do?

See doctor: You should schedule appt to see doctor as soon as possible to have your breast exam and have mammogram done on your breast. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Lump (Definition)

Breast lump describes any lump found in the breast. A breast lump may be something benign, such as a small cyst, or something serious, ...Read more