Cancer Mythbusters Podcast – Episode #1: Breast Lumps and Cancer

Mythbusters

Most breast lumps are not cancer. But many myths persist about the relationship between the two – including whether a woman can tell if a lump is cancer by the way it feels, and whether a small lump is less likely to be cancer than a large lump.

With the help of Beth Overmoyer, MD, director of the inflammatory breast cancer program at Dana-Farber’s Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers, we debunk these myths and other common questions about breast lumps and cancer.

Beth Overmoyer, MD.

Beth Overmoyer, MD.

Hear the discussion by listening to the podcast episode below, or click “download” to listen later. Subscribe options are also available via iTunes, Google Play, the Stitcher app, TuneIn app, and RSS.

In the Cancer Mythbusters podcast series, we dive into the many myths and misconceptions in the world of cancer. Every episode, we look at a myth and debunk it with the help of our world-leading clinicians and researchers. Visit Dana-Farber’s podcast page for more information on other cancer podcast series.

 

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