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Should a benign breast tumor be removed?

Not all benign breast tumors require removal. Many will go away without treatment. Cysts, fibrocystic changes, and fibroadenomas will often go away on their own. Your healthcare provider may evaluate the tumor with a mammogram, MRI, or ultrasound. Sometimes the tumor can be watched and monitored for any changes.

What causes benign breast lesions?

How long does a fibroadenoma surgery take?

How long is recovery from breast cyst removal?

Can fibroadenomas grow back after removal?

What happens if fibroadenoma is left untreated?

* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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