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Posted by Audry on November 09, 2000 at 23:17:43:

In Reply to: Re: cyst in breast posted by rosilita on November 07, 2000 at 16:05:20:

: : I was diagnosed with a cyst in my left breast two years ago. I have been having some pain in the
: : area of the cyst and will have a mamogram in December. Anyone out there that had a cyst
: : turn into breast cancer? I have an aunt and grandmother who had b/c. A reply would be
: : appreciated.

: : Thanks
: cysts don't generally turn into breast cancer, but they will cause breast pain. lots of women have breast cysts, including myself, that's where you've heard the term "fibrocystic breasts". The only exception is sometimes little cysts are really calcifications, and sometimes, they can be a sign of very early breast cancer.By the way, where my breast cysts are get very tender especially during my cycle. i have had them for about 7 years. so far no change.

Yes, I had a cyst in my breast that turned into breast cancer. I had a mammogram, ultrasound and then a biopsy. I was floored when I was diagnosed with Ductal Cancer. Please request a biopsy!


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