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My doctor told me my breasts might be fibrocystic; is that bad?

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Dr. Michael Benjamin
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Very common

Fibrocystic changes are not clearly related to risk of malignancy.
They are usually picked up on biopsy for suspicious findings on mammography. These findings are benign. Some women have a tendency to form fibrocystic tissue over time, and this makes breast cancer screening less accurate for them. I hope this helps you.

In brief: Very common

Fibrocystic changes are not clearly related to risk of malignancy.
They are usually picked up on biopsy for suspicious findings on mammography. These findings are benign. Some women have a tendency to form fibrocystic tissue over time, and this makes breast cancer screening less accurate for them. I hope this helps you.
Dr. Michael Benjamin
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In brief: Fibrocystic breasts

No, it's actually very common.
70% of women have fibrocystic changes of the breasts.

In brief: Fibrocystic breasts

No, it's actually very common.
70% of women have fibrocystic changes of the breasts.
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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