It may be helpful to download and print Susan G. Im an 18 year old girl and a few weeks ago I noticed a large, moveable lump in my breast. I have my serious patient about to discuss with you.
Your next story: He then referred me to a private hospital where they did an ultrasound and suggested I go for a Tru-Core Breast Nodule Biopsy. Although breast cancer is the most common cancer found in women , most breast lumps are not cancer. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
If they're not sure what's causing the lump, they'll refer you to a hospital or breast clinic for further tests. I had a mammogram last week which found a new solid oval circumscribed mass just adjacent to my known fibroadenoma already biopsied with a marker placed. Breast biopsy options include:.
I know early detection is key, I get that, however I have really awful insurance right now, but I have the opportunity each year to change it, starting each Jan. In most cases, this lumpiness is no cause to worry. Explore now. Reprint Permissions A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only.