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General questions about intraductal papillomas.
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|8/24/2011||I had an MRI vaccum core needle biopsy last week and was told I have the following: radial sclerosing lesion, ectactic ducts, columnar cell change, ductal papilloma and usual hyperplasia with microcalcifications. I was told I need to have a lumpectomy, even though results are benign. |
In these cases what is the likehood they might find something else hiding there if this is possible to know. I am 42 and had a benign biopsy 2 years ago at the site of more microcalcifications and a small radial scar on same breast.
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|8/25/2011||Thank you for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. Indeed the findings you share are benign, and you will be having an excisional biopsy. (Lumpectomy is the 'term' used whaen breast cancer has been diagnosed on the previous biopsy.) So not able to predict the chances of finding breast cancer with the upcoming excisional biopsy, but the favorable outcome of this would be IF any cancer cells detected, it would be very early detection, which is treatable and curable! Hope this helps, and best wishes! Remember we are only a mouse click away if we can help.|
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