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I Have a Lump in my Armpit. Is This Breast Cancer?

What you should know about lumps dur­ing a self-breast exam

Some peo­ple may not always find a lump in their breast, but actu­al­ly in their arm pit when first dis­cov­er­ing some­thing they think may be cancer.

Gre­go­ry Grant, MD, a sur­geon with DuPage Med­ical Group and part of the High Risk Breast Clin­ic, dis­cuss­es breast and arm pit lumps, what they can mean, as well as symp­toms that you should be aware of.

Learn more about our High Risk Breast Clinic.

  • My primary goal is to create an environment of trust to allow a patient to become comfortable with the knowledge and understanding of their individual situation and provide them with the tools to decide on their best treatment option. I will bring over 20 years of experience to this discussion and provide the highest quality of surgical care using the most advanced surgical techniques and best practices.