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Is Cancer A Hard Or Soft Lump
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
I have a small hard round lump on my libya minora. I guess, i just want to find out what it could be because i'm scared it may be cancer.
Not at first: Most breast cancers are now detected with mammograms or other imaging rather than physical examination; they are too small to be able to feel. When cancers grow, they generally become hard lumps, but these may still be moveable. When the cancer is more advanced, it can become fixed to the chest muscles and become immobile. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's true that for a lump in your neck to be cancer related has to be hard if its jelly or soft no worries right?
I have a hard, moveable, painless lump on the left side of my neck, and it changes size. Should I be concerned about cancer?
I'm sorry. I am a 46yrs old female, from Canada. I found a hard lump on my hard palatial. Is there a good chance it is palatal touri over cancer?
Get it seen: If it's new, it's especially worrisome.Get a more detailed answer ›
I recently found a hard lump on my hard palatial, should I be worried it's cancer? I'm waiting to get a biopsy don't but while I wait I'm worried sic
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See Dermatologist: A hard bump in the head could in fact be one a several things such as: lipoma, benign cysts, foreign body granuloma, Various bony/soft tissue tumors, or even infectious processes. The best way to rule out a malignancy/cancer is to see a dermatologist. He/she will do an exam and determine whether or not a biopsy is recommended. Since you are very anxious, it is best to schedule an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer