Benign and Borderline Tumors

Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 4)


Fibroadenoma is the most common benign tumor occurring in the breast of adolescent and young women, typically noted between the ages of 20 and 35 years. It is rare before puberty and in the postmenopausal period and may show increased growth during pregnancy and lactation.


Myoepithelial Cell Phyllode Tumor Ductal Epithelium Borderline Tumor Granular Cell Tumor 
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