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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
Questions about atypical ductal hyperplasia.
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6/22/2017Yesterday I was told biopsy results showed ADH with microcalcifications and I am now being referred to a breast surgeon by my gynecologist. I was given first available appointment with a BS next week but he is not connected to the Breast Center where I have received all my test. I really want an appointment with one doctor located at the center, she is very well regarded but I canít get in to see her until August 8. Is it OK to wait or should I go with the first available with the other doctor?
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6/23/2017If the pathology findings are limited to atypical ductal hyperplasia then you do not need to panic, ADH is not breast cancer. However ADH is a risk factor for developing breast cancer in the future. Often times an excisional open breast biopsy is recommended so more tissue can be examined. You will want to choose a comprehensive breast center with physicians trained to help you understand ADH and your overall risk for developing breast cancer.

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