Are breast cancer lumps round?

Yes possible. to be round usually irregular , if you find a lump must see your doctor ,if no recent mammography must have it ( in recent sensational study all woman who had lump had mammography ) if indicated biopsy is the option not delay for best out comes.
They can be . round or irregular in shape. Most benign masses, like cysts or fibroadenomas, tend to be round or oval. So a round shape by itself doesn't tell you whether or not it is cancer. Other physical findings and mammo/ultrasound findings need to be evaluated in order to determine whether biopsy is indicated.

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I need to know when I feel for breast cancer I feel like 15-25 mini round lumps. Is this breast cancer or do boobs just have this?

They may be cystic. But med eval can provide more accurate info. Can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular ; hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful ; soft. Swelling of breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain ; sometimes swollen lymph nodes under arm(s). Seek med eval. Read more...
? Fibrocystic breast. Fibrocystic disease is quite common in the female breast. If you have a family history of breast cancer or are brca positive then see a breast surgeon and get a mammogram or an ultrasound. If indicated your surgeon may proceed to an mri. Read more...

One underarm is swollen, one has a round lump. Family history of breast cancer and lymphoma. What tests should I expect from my doctor?

Complete evaluation . Most likely, a complete history and physical exam. If that does not reveal the diagnosis, you may need ultrasound, and fine needle aspiration of the lump. Other tests that may need to be done are mammography and ct scan. Best of luck. The causes are many, and aren't all related to cancer. Hope this helps! Read more...
A history, physical. would be first. This could lead to a n ultrasound, a mammogram or CT depending on the findings. Read more...

How do breast cancer lumps feel like?

Rock-hard. Breast self-examination is quite difficult due to the lumpy-bumpy nature of normal breast tissue. However, cancers tend to feel distinctly different than normal rubbery breast tissue, often rock-hard, as if it were made out of wood or glass. The shape tends to be round rather than cigar-shaped or pancake-shaped. Also, cancers tend to infiltrate the breast as if it was poured in like concrete. Read more...
Different. Breast cancer can feel different in each individual. Age, breast size, breast density and other symptoms can play a role in how it feels to the touch. If you feel something that is abnormal, go see your doctor. Read more...

What is breast cancer lumps feel like?

Varies. Sometimes hard, sometimes rubbery, sometimes can't feel at all. Best way to know what it is: get examined by your md. May need mammogram and/or ultrasound to figure it out. Read more...

Are breast-cancer lumps painful to have?

Not usually. Bryce: a lump that is close to the nipple where a lot of nerve endings are located can be painful and one closer to the armpit where there are also a lot of nerves can be painful. A lump in the main part of the breast is usually painless, hard and non-movable. Any lump should be checked out though. I recommend you call it to your doctor's attention so that appropriate testing can be done. Read more...

What is breast cancer lumps look/feel like?

Varies. Sometimes hard, sometimes rubbery, sometimes can't feel at all. Best way to know what it is if you get one: get examined by your md. May need mammogram and/or ultrasound to figure it out. If you don't have a lump yet, make sure you're getting regular mammograms and physical exams. Early detection can save your life. Read more...
Something different. Women who find their breast cancers say they felt something "different". Sometimes it's hard, like a little pebble. Or it's a rubbery lump that's new. Normal breasts can be very lumpy, which is why it's important to get to know what your breasts feel like by examining them regularly yourself. If you feel anything that concerns you, go see your doctor! don't be afraid. Breast cancer is curable! Read more...

How can one check herself for breast cancer lumps?

Mammogram&Self-Exam. The best way to check for breast cancer is a screening mammogram. It's safe, inexpensive, and noninvasive; it is most effective after menopause; most recommend starting at age 40. Self-examination is not as highly-endorsed but i think it can be a very effective way to find cancers when done often. Lastly, having a yearly physician exam is important as well. Read more...

What are the symptoms of breast cancer besides lumps?

Abnormality. Any change in the breast deserves evaluation by your doctor. Skin changes, nipple inversion, swelling of the breast, bloody nipple discharge, changes in the nipple. Many early breast cancers are only found on mammogram or ultrasound. Breast self exam is important so that you can be familiar with your body and any changes. Read more...
It is without sympto. Breast cancer in early stages does not have any symptoms...Just a painless lump. More advanced cancers will cause pain and ulceration of the skin , it is after spread into the body when more symptoms appear usually in the form of fatigue, pain, loss of appetite and occasionally weight loss. Read more...
Skin changes, etc. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer have no symptoms, having been diagnosed by routine screening mammography. For those with symptoms, the presence of a palpable lump is by far the most common. Other symptoms include skin dimpling, thickening, or reddness, nipple inversion, nipple discharge, breat pain, and/or the presence of a lump in the armpit. Best bet for diagnosis: yearly mammograms! Read more...