A 31-year-old female asked:
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31 y/o h/o fibrocystic breasts. what are chances of stage 3 or 4 cancer being dx or missed bc doctor thinking lumps were fibrocystic breast disease?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Cancer: If your doctor has not arranged any breast imaging, it might be time to find a different doctor.
Answered on Apr 11, 2015
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