I am 33 years old . I recently had a surgical biopsy to remove a 1cm lump after a mammogram returned a reading of BI RADS 4. My surgeon said the pathology report showed a benign condition - non-atypical hyperplasia. My research shows an increased risk for breast cancer (1.5 - 2 times the general population risk). I have a few other risk factors - early onset of puberty and 15 year use of oral contraceptives. My doctor said I didn't need to do anything different than the general population - mammograms at 40, etc. Are there other proactive steps should I be taking? Should I stop taking oral contraceptives? Diet changes? Can non-atypical hyperplasia transform to atypical hyperplasia? Finally, I had considered getting breast implants and canceled consulatations when I found the lump. Based on this recent diagnosis, would the implants interfere with future detection? Thank you.
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