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I'm 32 years i have a lump in my left breast biopsy show complex fibroadenoma. is surgery needed?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
22 years experience
Ask your doctor: Appropriate management of a complex fibroadenomas is controversial. While some believe that complex fibroadenomas merit complete removal for histological examination, others suggest that they can be managed conservatively following core biopsy. They are associated with a slightly increased risk of cancer when multicentric proliferative changes are found in the surrounding glandular tissue. Good q.
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