How can you tell if a breast lump is cancerous?

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Breast Biopsy

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It is very difficult to distinguish a benign breast lump from a cancer for patient and doctor. Depending upon age and physical examination findings, we will often get a mammogram and ultrasound to help evaluate a breast lump, sometimes culminating in a (nonsurgical) needle-biopsy--ultimately, the only way to be 100% certain is to look at the tissue under the microscope.
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Imaging/Biopsy

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Through imaging and a biopsy
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