Posted on Apr 19, 2022
No, it is not true that all lumps are cancerous, these vary a lot according to their cause and etiology. Out of 5 lumps, 4 lumps are benign which are harmless. These lumps are classified into numerous types. The oncologist based on the type of the lump may suggest a treatment modality for the same.
Types of lumps:
How to tell if a lump is cancerous or not?
There’s no easy way to tell if a lump is cancerous from the outside, but there are some red flags, according to experts and if you experience any of the following, you can do breast self-examination and then consult a doctor:
What are the causes of lump formation?
These lumps are causes for breast lumps :
Sometimes lumps appear and disappear in cycles or are more temporary due to injury, infection or medication.