Breast Lump

Breast lumps, nodules, or masses have a variety of causes, and are not always breast cancer. The chance of a malignant breast lump is reasonably low in younger women but the risk increases with age and cancer becomes much more likely in elderly women. Breast lumps can occur normally in ...

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Breast lumps If you feel a lump in your breast, you should always get it checked by a GP. Most breast lumps are harmless but some can be serious. ...Source: NHS Choices UK1 ...

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Causes

Although every women is well aware that a breast lump could be breast cancer, it is actually not the most likely cause in young patients. But malignant lumps are a very common cause in elderly women. There are a variety ...

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Causes of Breast Lump

What Do Lumps in My Breast Mean? Many conditions can cause lumps in the breast, including cancer. But most breast lumps are caused by other medical conditions. The two most common causes of breast lumps are fibrocystic breast condition and ...2

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Diagnosis of Breast Lump

What if I notice any changes in my breasts? It is important to be aware of the normal look and feel of your breasts. If you find a breast lump, a nipple discharge or any breast changes that concern you ...3

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Causes List for Breast Lump

Possible causes of Breast Lump (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Treatments for Breast Lump

Treatment for a lump depends on the cause. Most are harmless and may go away on their own without treatment. ...Source: NHS Choices UK5 ...

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Misdiagnosis

Undiagnosed Breast Cancer: The most common and serious diagnostic issue is the failure to detect breast cancer early enough. It may remain undetected owing to a lack of symptoms. Differential diagnosis between other causes of breast lumps such as fibrocystic ...

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References

  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Breast-lump/ 
  2. Source: CDC Cancer: cdc.gov/ cancer/ breast/ basic_info/ symptoms.htm
  3. Source: Queensland Health: conditions.health.qld.gov.au/ HealthCondition/ condition/ 7/ 52/ 140/ the-simple-facts-about-having-a-breastscreen
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Breast-lump/ 

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