Breast ultrasound scan is often done to evaluate growth, lump or tumour of the breast. It is very a very simple painless procedure and you can get the result fast. It is especially useful when it come to assess any breast related problems in younger women. Thanks to breast cancer awareness campaigns, increase number of young women are doing breast scan on regular basis to prevent breast cancer. Early detection is key to survival in breast cancer. Other than breast cancer, breast ultrasound can also be used to assess other types of non-cancerous breast lump such as black ducts, infection and offer continuous monitoring of the breast.