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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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2/9/2017Hi. I was dx with atypical ductal proliferation wth micro calcifications. I was told this was not quite atypical ductal HYPERplasia, but rather atypical ductal plasia. I can't find any info on atypical ductal plasia, They had to 24 passes. I was told hey had to do that many bec they were having trouble grabbing a good sample with the micro calls on it. I was told to wait 6 months before doing another mammo. We discussed taking Tomoxifan if changes were seen. My concern is that my mammo from 205 showed an area closer to the chest wall that was farther back then these new findings that were never bx bec of being so close to my chest wall. i am concerned these could be atypical cells or cancerous since they have not been bx. I also was considering genetic testing. I am adopted. I recently have been in touch w my birth relatives. My grandmother passed qt 78 of breast cancer. I have no knowledge of aunts, etc. It is believed that my birthmother may have breast cancer. I also have a pre existing genetic primary immune deffciency and run a higher risk for certain cancers. any input moving forward would be greatly appreciated
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2/10/2017never heard of atypical ductal plasia. ADH is ADH. that sounds like your situation. 24 passes. ouch. standard of care is to get more tissue surgically, come to us. 443-997-8282. you will see a breast surgical oncologist who can decipher what the best next steps are.

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