Get answers to your Breast Cancer questions.
Treatment depends on the underlying cause of the breast lump.For specific treatment information, see the article on the specific disease.
The long-term outlook depends on the type of problem. See the specific condition for detailed information.
Call your health care provider if you find a new, unusual, or changing lump during your breast self-examination.
Also call for an appointment if you are a woman:
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Whitman GJ. Ultrasound-guided breast biopsies. Ultrasound Clin. Dec 2006; 1(4); 603-615.
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