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what is fibroadenoma of the breast? a cancer?

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Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Benign tumor: Fibroadenomas are common noncancerous (benign) tumors of the breast. They frequently appear in older teenagers and young adults. Get it checked out. If it is confirmed to be a fibrioadenoma you have the choice of surgical removal or close followup.
Answered on Dec 30, 2016
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No: Fibroadenomas are benign tumors and cannot become malignant. There are rare types that can be locally aggressive within the breast, called phyllodes ... Read More
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