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I was just diagnosed with a BI-RADS Category 4 hypoechoic complex cyst of my right breast. I'm going for my biopsy on Tuesday. The Radiologist did say she felt it was benign and was not overly suspicious. However, after reading article on the internet I am in a panic. Is it true there is a 3 to 94 percent malignancy rate with a Category 4? That's so vague! It is very painful and at this point I just want the biopsy to be over, however I know I should stop reading but I can't. They keep mentioning Malignant Cancer with the term Category 4, is that normal?

Anybody with any answers will truly help!!
Thank you
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
2/26/2018The internet can be a very scary place! The only way to know for sure what is going on is to have the biopsy. Try not to go down the "what if" path. A complex cyst means that it is made up of tissue and fluid, compared with a simple cyst that is just fluid.

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