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9/21/2017Hello, I know of a family member of mine who got an US of her breasts and found out she has 2 cysts: a lobulated cyst with septation with no internal vascularity 2.1cm x 1.9cm x 0.9cm and a well-circumscribed complex cyst with no internal vascularity (no measurements given). First question is what is the likelihood of these types of cysts being cancerous - is there a risk of that happening. Second question is should a follow up US happen sooner than 6 months. Third question is should a biposy be considered vs another US or both. This patient does have a familial history of breast cancer - her mother had it and died roughly around her late 40s, early 50s (medical records are not the greatest). Thank you for your response and time.
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9/22/2017likelihood very low.

no, not sooner than 6 months.

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