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  • n. A benign tumour of the breast

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  • n. benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen


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  • Mrs Lewis confirmed that the fibroadenoma was the same size as before.

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  • Some doctors believe some Phyllodes tumors may be misdiagnosed for fibroadenoma the most common benign tumor you may be familiar with, since most lumps are diagnosed as this.

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  • The lump was an old small fibroadenoma, otherwise known as a "breast mouse" because it wriggles away when you go in search of it.


  • Almost all well trained breast surgeons would want a needle biopsy before surgery anyway to know what they are dealing with, with rare exceptions such as a young woman with a likely fibroadenoma.

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  • The younger you are, the more likely it is that your doctor will assume any lump you have is a fibroadenoma and not a cancer, but there is no way to be certain except by doing a biopsy and looking at it under a microscope.


  • Foam rubber alone wasn't convincing doctors during the last trial that it was a fibroadenoma, another noncancerous condition, so Pugh directs research assistant Jon Salud to make a change.

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  • Mrs Lewis later explained that Emma had a fibroadenoma in her breast, a tumour that affects ten per cent of women at some point and is especially common in women under 30.

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  • Further down the page is a pathological diagnosis of fibroadenoma - a benign growth in the breast. Top Stories

  • This test is going to allow the doctors to see the fibroadenoma more clearly and will let them able to tell it from the other tissue in the breast.

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  • A lot of times, women who have a fibroadenoma don't require having any treatment for it, although the doctors may suggest that you have periodic ultrasounds to make sure that it's not active.

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