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Can bleeding nipple indicate cancer when a mammagram shows none


Any bleeding from the nipple should be investigated by a breast specialist. There are different causes, whether it is coming from within the duct or from the skin of the nipple itself, a mammogram may not be the best indicator of the underlying cause.

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Jennifer B Manders, MD Jennifer B Manders, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati