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lump

any kind of mass in the body, especially on the body surface. See also mass, tumor.

Benign breast conditions: Not all lumps are cancer

... Some of these lumps can be watched with mammograms, but others may need
a biopsy. The size, shape, and edges (margins) of the lump help the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/forwomenfacingabreastbiopsy/breast-biopsy-benign-breast-conditions

Breast Cancer Symptoms: What You Need to Know

... A lump or mass in the breast is the most common symptom of breast cancer.
Such lumps are often hard and painless, though some may be painful. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/breast-cancer-symptoms-what-you-need-to-know

Finding benign breast conditions

... The younger a woman is, the more likely it is that a breast lump will be benign.
The most common benign breast lumps are fibroadenomas (fi-bro-ad ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/womenshealth/non-cancerousbreastconditions/non-cancerous-breast-conditions-finding-benign-br-cond

Non-Cancerous Breast Conditions

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What are cancers in young adults? | American Cancer Society

... The most common symptom of thyroid cancer is a lump in the front of the neck.
Most thyroid lumps are not cancer, but it's important to have them ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerinyoungadults/detailedguide/cancer-in-young-adults-cancers-in-young-adults

Types of biopsy procedures

... If an aspiration is done and the lump goes away after it's drained, it usually
means it was a cyst and not cancer. Again, most breast lumps are not ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/forwomenfacingabreastbiopsy/breast-biopsy-biopsy-types

Gallery of Skin Cancer Images | American Cancer Society

... This is why it's important to see a doctor if you have any lumps, bumps, spots,
sores, or other marks on your skin that are new or changing, or that ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer/galleries/skin-cancer-images

Non-cancerous Breast Conditions

... The younger a woman is, the more likely it is that a breast lump will be benign.
The most common benign breast lumps are fibroadenomas (fi-bro-ad ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003180-pdf.pdf

For Women Facing a Breast Biopsy

... If an aspiration is done and the lump goes away after it's drained, it usually
means it was a cyst and not cancer. Again, most breast lumps are not ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003176-pdf.pdf

July 2007

... Ms. Roberts says she found a lump in her breast and promptly sought
medical attention. She said a mammogram failed ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2007/07/default.aspx