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Breast Lumps - Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment breast in nodule

When a mass or nodule is able to be felt, this is called a palpable mass or nodule . A common term for a palpable mass is breast tissue sometimes.

There are different types of breast lumps. The following descriptions and illustraitons provides some details. If you have any questions, follow-up with your doctor.

But if you find a lump in your breast, see a doctor as soon as possible. Learn the causes of breast lumps, the types, and what you should do if.

Most abnormalities on a mammogram are NOT breast cancer. A potential abnormality on a mammogram might be called a nodule, mass, lump, density.

Find out how a breast lump is evaluated for breast cancer.