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06/11/2003Hello, Recently biopsies showed fibroadenomas in left breast and grouped calcification associated with apocrine cysts in right. I read that they create a risk for cancer, even that if potasium is 1.5 times more than sodium in cysts then the risk is mush higher, they didn't check that for me. My mom died from breast cancer. My questions are: How small and how many those cysts could be(is it possible to remove them with surgery? although mamogram didn't show lumps, only tiny calci-ns) and do you know if I could apply homeopathy to shrink those fibro adenomas and cysts? I have read that people can shrink them using either homeopathy or something else... Thanks you so much for you information.
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06/12/2003Neither cysts nor fibroadenomas are related to causing or contributing to the development of breast cancer.Family history is a risk factor however. so be followed by a doctor who specializes in high risk women to be evaluated and monitored.

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