breast disease

Atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH)

What is atypical ductal hyperplasia? Atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) is a precancerous condition in the breast. It starts from cells normally found inside small spaces called ducts. Is atypical ductal hyperplasia cancer? No, ADH is not a type of breast cancer. However, having ADH is associated with an increased chance of developing breast cancer in …
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Complex sclerosing lesion

What is a complex sclerosing lesion in the breast? Complex sclerosing lesion (CSL) is a non-cancerous growth that develops when there is an increase in the number of glands and ducts surrounding an area of altered connective tissue called a scar in the breast. Although non-cancerous, CSL is associated with a small increased risk of …
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