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After a papilloma biopsy was the chance of getting breast cancer?
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Same
You risk would be the same as before the biopsy.

In brief: Same
You risk would be the same as before the biopsy.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Michael Sabel
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Needle biopsy?
If this was a needle biopsy, it is recommended that the papilloma be removed because of a small chance that there is cancer at the site.
This risk is higher if there was atypia in the biopsy. If this was an excisional biopsy ( a surgeon removed it) then there is only a small increased risk of breast cancer in the future.

In brief: Needle biopsy?
If this was a needle biopsy, it is recommended that the papilloma be removed because of a small chance that there is cancer at the site.
This risk is higher if there was atypia in the biopsy. If this was an excisional biopsy ( a surgeon removed it) then there is only a small increased risk of breast cancer in the future.
Dr. Michael Sabel
Dr. Michael Sabel
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
In brief: Slightly increased
Intraductal papillomas are benign breast duct tumors that are often associated with nipple discharge.
Women with papillomas have a 1.5-2 fold increased risk of cancer. When a papilloma is found in the periphery of the breast (away from the nipple), it should be surgically removed to be certain that there is not an underlying cancer present.

In brief: Slightly increased
Intraductal papillomas are benign breast duct tumors that are often associated with nipple discharge.
Women with papillomas have a 1.5-2 fold increased risk of cancer. When a papilloma is found in the periphery of the breast (away from the nipple), it should be surgically removed to be certain that there is not an underlying cancer present.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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