No lump = no tumor = no cancer, right? Not necessarily. There are breast cancer symptoms that do not involve the presence of a lump.
“The majority of the publicity assigned to breast cancer is a lump, and the majority of patients might feel a mass in the breast, but there are definitely other symptoms besides a lump,” says Ricardo H. Alvarez, MD, MSc, who leads the Breast Cancer Center Institute at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA).
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