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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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3/24/2016Hello, first let me say, you are wonderful! I had an excisional biopsy for a papilloma last week. No atypia with the core biopsy, but ADH found with the excisional pathology. Since no one was looking for atypia is it reasonable to think that enough tissue was excised to make sure no cancer or at least clean margins? I will not have post-op visit until April 4th. I am scheduled to see the medical oncologist in May. Family breast CA history: sister age 41, cousin in her 40's, GM in 60's, Dad prostate Ca. No other cancers for me, but throidectomy for nodules (1st cousin with Thyroid CA in 20's) and MGUS (maternal aunt died of MM in 2013).
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3/24/2016yes, an excisional biopsy is usually sufficient to confirm no cancer present when ADH is found. so consider asking the medical oncologist about a genetics evaluation too.

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