Benign Breast Lumps Directory
Any lump you feel on your breast should be checked out by your doctor. But don't panic; 80% of all breast lumps are benign, which means they're not cancerous. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about benign breast lumps.
Breast Problem Treatments
WebMD explains breast problems - and how they might be treated.
Benign Breast Lumps
Most breast lumps are not cancerous, but should be checked by a doctor. Learn more from WebMD about benign breast lumps and what to do about them.
What Is a Fibroadenoma?
These painless breast lumps, called fibroadenomas, aren’t cancer. They are also more common that you might think.
The Basics of Breast Problems
WebMD's guide to breast problems, including breast pain and breast lumps.
Breast Lumps and Cancer: 8 Myths and Facts
When you find a breast lump, you need to get it checked out to see if it's breast cancer or something else, like a breast cyst or fibroadenoma. Do that even if breast cancer doesn't run in your family. Find out the truth about breast lumps.
Before you get a mammogram: The latest news in breast cancer screening
The latest recommendations and options in breast cancer screening and diagnosis
Mammogram Fears? What to Expect, How It's Done, and More
Afraid of an abnormal mammogram? Think you're not at risk for breast cancer? WebMD explains why mammogram benefits outweigh these and other excuses.
New Mammogram Screening Guidelines FAQ
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that women who aren't at high risk of breast cancer start getting mammograms at age 50, a decade later than previously recommended. Experts answer questions about the new mammogram guidelines.