What does a cancer lump feel like hard or soft? Bumps that are cancerous are typically large, hard, painless to the touch and appear spontaneously. The mass will grow in size steadily over the weeks and months. Cancerous lumps that can be felt from the outside of your body can appear in the breast, testicle, or neck, but also in the arms and legs.
How can you tell if a breast lump is cancerous?
- you’ve had a lump more than a week or two and it’s not getting smaller.
- there are other changes to your breast size, shape, or color.
- the skin on your breast is dimpled or puckered.
- your nipple is turning inward.
Are cancerous breast lumps hard or soft? The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass (although most breast lumps are not cancer). A painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancer, but breast cancers can be also soft, round, tender, or even painful.
What does a worrisome breast lump feel like? A round, smooth and firm breast lump. A large, solid-feeling lump that moves easily under your skin. A hard, irregular-shaped breast lump.