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How Do I Tell Between Breast Cancer And Cysts In The Breast
You can't: Cysts tend get bigger and smaller and change with your menstrual cycle. Multiple lumps are more likely to be cysts than cancer. But the only way to know for sure a lump is a cyst (and not a cancer) is to have it examined by a healthcare professional, who might order a mammogram and/or ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Is it possible cyst in the breast turn into breast cancer? What causes cyst in the breast? is the breast cyst dangerous? thank you
Can breast cancer cause breast cysts to develop? I know it's rare for cancer in a cyst, but can a tumor be the cause of a simple cyst?
It's possible: A breast cancer may exist in a cyst if there is a mass in the cyst or in the wall of the cyst. A simple cyst is unlikely to be cancerous. Usually cancerous cysts are complex and may have separations within it. In any event either removal, aspiration with follow up, or repeat imaging my be needed to ensure the cyst is not cancerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 25 years old. I just discovered I have a septated cyst sized 9*4 mm in breast. My grandmother and aunt just got breast cancer. What's your advice?
Probably not, but: Should be checked by your doctor. If it really is a cyst, it is unlikely to be anything serious. However, anyone with a history of cancer should have small things checked because sometimes cancer recurrence can present with minor symptoms. See your doctor to give yourself peace of mind and proper evaluation if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 34, premen, post partial hyst. In Jan. a 3 cm complex cyst found and has now grown to 4.3. Hx mom w/ breast cancer- is it likely cancer for me?
Breast Cancer: not related to your present problem. Follow the cyst with your Gyne ...Read more
The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more
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