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Breast lumps are local­ized swellings that feel dif­fer­ent from the sur­round­ing breast tis­sue. It is a symptom/sign for a vari­ety of con­di­tions. As approx­i­mate­ly 10% of breast lumps ulti­mate­ly lead to a diag­no­sis of breast can­cer, it is impor­tant for women with a breast lump to receive appro­pri­ate evaluation.