The Facts About Finding a Breast Lump

Ian Gardiner, MD, FRCP(C), discusses finding a breast lump.

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Ian Gardiner, MD, FRCP(C), discusses finding a breast lump.
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Featuring Dr. Ian Gardiner, MD, FRCPC

Duration: 34 seconds

When a lump is first discovered, a woman can be very unsettled.

The first thing that the woman should do is phone her family doctor and make an appointment. When she sees the family doctor, the doctor will do a physical examination and will almost certainly arrange for some additional investigations like a mammogram, possibly a breast ultrasound.

The important thing for women to remember though is the majority of lumps turn out to be benign. Most women get good news at the end of the day.

Presenter: Dr. Ian Gardiner, Radiologist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Radiologist

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.