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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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6/18/2010HI, I have ADH....What do i do with this.........Do most woman opt to have both breasts removed before the cancer comes or .......because if i take Tamoxfin it has the side affect of urtine cancer.....and thats not a good thing either... So what is woman to do......im going a little bit crazy.....Have a lot of breast cancer in family....Its like i have no choice not to do anything...i just dont want to wait until i get breast cancer and then its to late... Thank you
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6/19/2010most women do NOT do prophylactic surgery. no. and the risk of uterine cancer from tamoxifen is very small. What would be useful is to see a high risk specialist and have genetic counseling and possibly genetic testing done. if you tested positive for a breast cancer gene, then is the time to look at prophylactic surgeries.

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