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Does a soft breast lump differ from a hard breast lump in a teenager in terms of chance for cancer?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A hard lump is more suspicious for cancer, but the only way to know for sure if to have your doctor or health provider check the lump.

In brief: Yes

A hard lump is more suspicious for cancer, but the only way to know for sure if to have your doctor or health provider check the lump.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rare

A teenager with breast cancer would be extremely uncommon.

In brief: Rare

A teenager with breast cancer would be extremely uncommon.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Breast lumps should be checked by a doctor.

In brief: No

Breast lumps should be checked by a doctor.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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