Not all breast lumps are malignant (cancerous). There is such a thing as benign (non-cancerous) breast disease. The most prevalent, non-cancerous breast lumps are known as fibroadenomas [FI-bro-ad-eh-NO-mas]
Breast cancer actually describes a variety of cancers that occur within the breast. Breast cancer is typically categorized by two factors – where the cancerous cells are located and whether the cancer is prone to spreading.
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