Breast pain is usually present to some degree with Inflammatory Breast Cancer which has other distinct symptoms as well. Rarely, a breast tumor may cause pain, but generally cancerous tumors are not reported as painful. However, severe breast pain is very rarely life-threatening, and is only ever a sign of breast cancer in a tiny minority of cases, so excessive worrying is normally unwarranted. Sources Breast Cancer Care.
May 20, 2019 · If your breast pain is due to cyclical or non-cyclical mastalgia, your doctor may suggest one or more of the following strategies: Wearing a well-fitted bra with steel underwire during the day and a soft but supportive bra at night. Wearing a sports bra during exercise. Applying a warm compress.