10 Breast Cancer Myths -- Busted!

Can deodorant cause breast cancer? Get the truth about the disease and who's at risk (11 Photos)

Arricca Elin SanSone on Aug 28, 2012 at 5:12PM

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10 Breast Cancer Myths -- Busted!

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Myth: All Lumps Are Cancer

"Fortunately, not all lumps are cancer," says Diehl of the University of Michigan Health Center. "But all lumps do need to be evaluated." The most common benign lumps are cysts, fluid-filled sacs, lumpy areas of tenderness that often occur when your period is about to start, and fibroadenomas, which feel like firm nodules but usually aren't painful. Your doctor may suggest a biopsy to be sure a lump is benign.

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