After a mammogram showed calcifications, I had a stereotactic core biopsy - the diagnosis was a sclerosing papilloma. Background nonproliferative fibrocystic changes. Although most of it was removed at biopsy, a surgeon wants to go back and remove it all. She said it is necessary because I have a 10% increase in likelihood of breast cancer. I have read that with only one sclerosing papilloma, surgical removal is not considered necessary and does not increase your risk of cancer. Am I wrong on this? Thanks for any info.
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