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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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5/17/2016Hello & Thank you for your time. ADH was diagnosed after stereotactic biopsy due to microcalcifications on mammo. Genetic testing came back negative, but Gail models show 35% of lifetime risk & Tyler-Cuzick model shows 54% risk based on family/personal history includina ADH. Recently had 6 month mammo follow up & 2 core needle biopsies were performed. 1)PSEUDOANGIOMATOUS STROMAL HYPERPLASIA and 2)BENIGN PHYLLODES TUMOR. Since they are all in a similar area I am considering having all 3 areas excised at once, but I was wondering if a breast reduction would lessen my chances of BC as well as having to endure more of these biopsies/mammos and the agony of waiting for results. I'm 45 and the constant tests, poking and fear is wearing on me and Tamoxifen isn't something I'm willing to try right now.
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5/17/2016removing them with a breast reduction may be helpful. you risk based on what you wrote is equivalent to that of someone carrying a gene. so it wouldn't be unusual to even consider prophylactic mast with reconstruction.

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