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Breast Cancer

Breast Pain: Could It Mean Cancer?

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Breast pain is seldom a sign of breast cancer


Pain that comes and goes regularly is often hormonal


Pain in both breasts is usually something systemic


Check your bra


Other health issues can feel like breast pain


When to see a doctor


PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.