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Benign tumours of the breast

A benign tumour of the breast is a non-cancerous growth that does not spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body and is not usually life-threatening.

  • intraductal papilloma
  • phylloides tumours
  • rare benign tumours
    • lipoma
    • hemangioma
    • hamartoma
    • adenoma
    • neurofibroma
    • granular cell tumour


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