Continue Reading. Report Comment Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? If you do require additional testing, find out from your provider when you will get those results and what your follow-up plan will be. While these tumors are typically benign, they may be associated with an increased risk of cancer, particularly if there are regions of atypical hyperplasia typically seen on a biopsy. They grew up understanding that they should call the doctor at the first sign of a lump in their breast.
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Conditions that should be checked by a health care provider include:. Find out more about how to recognize breast cancer and what happens next. Any swelling in the breast is worrisome, no matter what it looks or feels like, although only tumors that are at least a half-inch in diameter can be felt by hand.