Does a lump always mean cancer?

A lump does not always mean cancer. Lumps are caused by a variety of conditions. A healthcare provider will be able to order the appropriate tests to determine the diagnosis and what treatment is needed.

A lump or tumor doesn't always mean cancer, however, growths in sensitive locations can cause issues. You should get medical attention for growths.

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