I Found a Lump in My Armpit. Now What?

There are several things we need to pay attention to when we search for breast cancer symptoms. When spreading the word about breast cancer, self-examination is one of the most common things we hear about and we’re told to focus on noticing if we feel any breast lumps that may be concerning.

Read more about “The Safety Touch”, a mobile app that reminds women to self-examine their breasts.

But to understand what causes a certain disease which affects a specific part of the body, it’s important to learn about that body part first and having a lump in your armpit doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. Or does it? To help you learn more about lumps, here’s a video shared by DuPageMedGroup, where you can listen to Dr. Greg Grant, a surgeon with DuPage Medical Group, talk about what to do if you find a lump in your armpit and if it might be breast cancer.

Did you know there are 4 different classifications of breast cancer? Find out more about them here.

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