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Seemingly Benign Breast Masses May Pose Greater Risk for Breast Cancer Than Previously Thought

According to reports in The New England Journal of Medicine and from researchers at Vanderbilt University, seemingly benign masses found in the breast tissue of women poses a greater risk of cancer than previously thought. The type of mass is identified as atypical hyperplasia, or atypia. The condition is not a cancer but is an accumulation of abnormal cells. About 100,000 women in the United States are found to have one of these masses ...

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