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What is the cause of lumps in breasts?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The common, noncancerous breast lumps many women have develop as little bubble-like cysts in breast ducts. They get bigger and smaller as hormone levels change and are very different from cancerous lumps. Watch as Dr. Oz talk more about breast lumps.


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