BECAUSE OF HUGE BREASTS, PROBABILITY OF SCOLIOSIS, PAIN WHEN SLEEPING, NAN, 17 WENT FOR BREAST REDUCTION UPON DOCTOR'S ADVICE, FROM 43 DDD TO 34 - THEY FOUND A CYST, BENIGN, AND FIBROADENOSIS CELLS WHICH THEY SAID WOULD HAVE TURNED TO CANCER IN 6 MONTHS - SHE HAS TO BE EXAMINED AGAIN IN A COUPLE OF YEARS - WE ARE CONCERNED, DO WE WAIT OR GO FOR A 2ND OPINION - SHE CANNOT HAVE A MAMMOGRAPHY NOW BECAUSE OF THE SURGERY - BUT WE WOULD LIKE A SECOND OPINION - I UNDERSTAND THAT ONCOLOGISTS USUALLY DO NOT TAKE PATIENTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN ALREADY DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER - PLEASE ADVISE - SHE ALSO WAS VERY EMBARASSED IN SCHOOL AND INTROVERTED BECAUSE OF HER PROBLEM - HOW SERIOUS IS FIBROADENOSOS?
This is a benign non-cancerous breast lesion which presents as lumpiness and associated pain especially during hormonal changes as during the menstrual cycle. These are managed with regular breast self examinations and periodic clinical breast examinations by your physician and 6 monthly or yearly mammograms and ultrasound.
They are removed surgically only if they are very large and causing pain and other pressure symptoms. They are known to spontaneously regress with menopause.
It would be alright to go ahead and get a second opinion with another breast specialsit and decide about the further plan of mangement.
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