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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|03/05/2005||What is a breast hamartoma? Do I need to have a biopsy? If so, what kind? I am being sent to a general surgeon next week. The Radiologist's report states "PROBABLY BENIGN". Should I be concerned? The term "probably" does not set well with me. It was noted on the original mammo that the lump was 4.5 cm. On the 2nd mammo and ultrasound the lump was said to be 3cm. My breast is very sore. I need advice. Thanks for your help.|
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|03/05/2005||this is a benign finding and is large (4.5cm is large)usually is surgically removed, especially if causing pain.|
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