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Breast Cancer Awareness: Breast Cyst and Breast Lumps FAQ

Watch more Breast Cancer Awareness videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Get answers to questions about breast cysts and breast lumps in this breast cancer awareness video. Expert: Marisa Weiss, MD, of breast Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. "Breast Cancer Awareness: Breast Cyst and Breast Lumps FAQ Hi, I'm Dr. Marisa Weiss. I'm president and founder of Breast Caner dot org. I'm also a practicing oncologist and mom and also a breast cancer survivor so I'm happy to share information with you today that could help protect your life against breast cancer. The breast is a fascinating organ. It's not just a mound of fat so it's going to feel sort of lumpy and bumpy naturally. In addition a lot of women have different neighborhoods to their breasts. Some areas feel you know like they're little marbles in there like in the upper, outer aspect. And in the lower part of the breast for many women it feels like sort of a sandy, rocky beach. You may have your own neighborhoods in your breast tissue that you get to know over time but if you do feel like a pebble on the beach or like a nut in your oatmeal kind of thing, something that stands out that's not like the background breast tissue and it persists you want to bring it to the attention of your doctor. Just so you know though, 8 out of 10 lumps that women feel turn out to be just fine. We call benign. Things like cysts and fibroadenoma things that are not cancer. So if you find something, it persists and you're concerned about it bring it to the attention of your doctor or your nurse practitioner."
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