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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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10/27/2017HAD BREAST BIOPSY COME BACK BENIGN . SAID I HAVE ATYPICAL DUCTAL HYPERPLASIA . WHAT IS THIS AND SHOULD I BE CONCERNED . HAD BIOPSY DUE TO A IRREGULAR MASS TALLER THAN WIDE WITH ANGULAR MARGINS WAS ABOUT 1.7 CM . SHOULD I BE CONCERNED WAS TOLD TO FOLLOW UP IN A YEAR
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10/27/2017So this is also called ADH. it is a risk factor for developing breast cancer. when found on a core needle biopsy it requires a surgical biopsy to obtain more tissue and confirm there is no cancer present. if this was found on a surgical biopsy results then you next need to see a high risk specialist to calculate your risk of getting breast cancer in the future and determine what steps you want to take to reduce that risk.

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