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Is It Possible To Tell Of Benign Breast Tumor From Cancer By Feel
No: While some lumps may feel more worrisome to a trained professional, it is easy to get fooled. The only way to differentiate a benign lump from a malignant one is by looking at tissue under a microscope, a biopsy. This can be safely and easily performed under local anesthesia either in your breast doctor's office or a breast center. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can they tell if a breast tumor is cancerous on a ultrsound? He said it may be a adenoma. Im waiting on a biopsy. Whats the likelyhood of cancer?
Doctor test my breast tumor tissue n say it wasn't cancer. Could it be possible turn into cancer and how? What should I eat to not make it worst?
First,...: ...Unless you have a strong family history, the odds of a young girl to have breast cancer are low. Second, you can have all sorts of findings in a breast biopsy. Some can progress to cancer down the line and some do not. Ask the md who ordered the biopsy about its implications. Finally, eat well, exercise, don't smoke and limit alcohol intake. Enjoy your life with awareness, not fear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mastodynia: Of all women seen for evaluation of breast pain, most do not have breast cancer. However, breast cancers can cause pain; therefore, it is worth seeing your doctor for any new breast pain that persists beyond one cycle. The most common cause of breast pain in younger women is hormonal changes assc with one's cycle. After menopause, the most common cause is chest wall pain referred to the breast. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually none.: Most early breast cancers are identified by screening mammography before symptoms develop. The most common symptom is of a palpable breast mass identified by self-examination. Other less common symptoms include nipple discharge, breast pain, skin dimpling, nipple inversion, or any change in one breast. Mammograms are not perfect but they have been proven life-savers-please begin at age 40. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are breast tumor, cyst and cancer have same symptoms? Tumor has similar but which does cancer have that tumors don't carry?
Lumps: Tumor is a nonspecific term for a growth which may be benign or malignant. Malignant tumors grow and often spread while benign tumors may grow but don't spread to distant tissues. A cyst is a fluid filled growth which is usually benign. Even benign breast tumors and cysts may cause pain and tenderness and may require surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i stop ert, will breast cancer tumor shrink? Also will a benign mass get smaller and less tender?
See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
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