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Breast Cancer: The First Sign Isn't Always a Lump

Live Science published a new article outlining how a lump is not necessarily the first sign of Breast Cancer in women.

"Around 1 in 6 women eventually diagnosed with breast cancer initially go to their doctors with a symptom other than a lump, according to a new study conducted in England.

Those women who don't have lumps are also more likely than those who do to wait to see a physician, the researchers found. That might put them at risk of worse outcomes if the cancer isn't caught quickly.

"It's crucial that women are aware that a lump is not the only symptom of breast cancer," study leader Monica Koo, a doctoral candidate at University College London, said in a statement. "If they are worried about any breast symptoms, the best thing to do is to get it checked by a doctor as soon as possible.""

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