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How likely is a dermoid cyst going to be cancerous? just had one removed

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
1-2%: It is rare for a mature cystic teratoma (dermoid cyst) to become cancer but there is a 1-2% risk associated.

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