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Intraductal Papillomas
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9/8/2017I have had Intraductal Papillomas in both of my breasts since 2009. I had a surgery in 2010 and removed 3 out of 13 lesions from left breast. I had another surgery, on the right breast in 2015. I also have many Ultrasound guided biopsy - the results are non-cancer, but have atypical lobular hyperplasia in two or lesions. Now the Ultrasound doctor, she sees the 5mm lesion showed in two years MRI still there, advise me to use MRI monitor every year (I had once, did not help but brought more biopsies), also says I should do mastectomy. I'm 70 years old, those lesions in my breasts since 2009, just grow to 5mm. Is that necessary to do Mastectomy? Please advise.
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9/8/2017mastectomy is a rather radical and aggressive step given no evidence of cancer. get a formal second opinion as well as make sure this radiologist is a breast imaging radiologist.

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