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During routine breast examination of a 28-yearold
woman with no signifi cant family or past
medical history, a firm 2-cm mass is detected
in the patientís right breast. It is freely mobile
and nontender. Ultrasound reveals a solid,
well-circumscribed mass, which is later found
to be benign by biopsy. Which of the following
statements is true?

(A) There is an increased incidence of this tumor
in Japanese women.
(B) There is an increased incidence of this tumor
in women undergoing tamoxifen therapy
(C) There is an increased risk of cancer in
both breasts with this condition
(D) There is no increased risk for this tumor in
women with BRCA-1 mutations
(E) This tumor may increase in size during
pregnancy
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E, it will increase during pregnancy and any time where there is more exposure to hormonal changes.

Patient has a fibroadenoma
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