FIBROADENOMA IS A NONCANCEROUS (OR BENIGN) TUMOR
OR LUMP FOUND IN THE BREAST. 
THE TUMOR OR LUMP:
*CAN BE DESCRIBED AS FIRM, SMOOTH, RUBBERY OR HARD.
*IS A PAINLESS LUMP.
*MOVES WHEN TOUCHED.
*MAY VARY IN SIZE.
*COULD GROW OR SHRINK.

WHAT IS FIBROADENOMA?

(fy-broe-ad-uh-NO-muh)

WHO IS A LIKELY CANDIDATE FOR  FIBROADENOMA?

THESE LUMPS OR TUMORS ARE MOST COMMON TYPE OF BREAST LUMPS IN YOUNG GIRLS, TWEENS, TEENAGERS, AND WOMEN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 10-29.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROADENOMAS MAY OCCUR DURING THE INCREASE OF REPRO-DUCTIVE HORMONES (DURING PUBERTY).

SUGGESTIONS:  WHAT TO DO IF YOU FEEL A LUMP?

*NEVER IGNORE WHAT YOU FEEL.
*TELL A PARENT OR GUARDIAN RIGHT AWAY.
*GO AND SEE A DOCTOR.
*CHECK YOUR BREAST OFTEN TO IDENTIFY CHANGES.

ASK QUESTIONS

YOUR BODY IS IMPORTANT

*WRITE DOWN ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE FOR YOUR DOCTOR.
*ASK DOCTOR, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS FOR REPUTABLE DOCTORS.
*IS IT OKAY TO GET A SECOND OPINION?
*IS THERE A FAMILY HISTORY WITH THIS DIAGNOSIS?
*WILL THESE TUMORS OR LUMPS REOCCUR?
*IF WE DO NOTHING, WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF CANCER?
*WHAT DO I DO IF I HAVE NO INSURANCE?