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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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1/17/2018I developed ADH while in the throes of menopause. Now nine years later my mammo's are clear and even the area still present after excisicional biopsy have become less conspicuous on yearly MRI's. Has there been studies that suggest your breast cancer risk can go down after menopause. Also is it my breast surgeon or radiologist determine if I still require yearly mri's. Thank you.
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1/18/2018The two biggest risk factors for getting breast cancer are being a woman and getting older, so no, the risk does not go down after menopause. Your breast surgeon is the one who usually recommends the type of breast imaging you need, but a breast radiologist is equally important in determining other imaging as necessary.

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