In-depth

Breast biopsy

After detecting a suspicious breast lump, your doctor recommends a breast biopsy. Find out what's involved in the procedure.

Breast lumps

Breast lumps don't always mean cancer — in fact, most of the time, they're noncancerous. Find out what other conditions can cause breast lumps.

Combination birth control pills

Combination birth control pills — Overview covers definition, risks, instructions for using this type of contraception.

Fibrocystic breasts

Fibrocystic breasts feel lumpy, and they're prone to soreness before your period. They're sometimes uncomfortable, but fibrocystic breast changes are common.

Mammogram

Mammography can lead to detection of breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

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