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      The development of certain benign diseases of the breast in a woman is associated with increased risk of breast cancer. These conditions and associated risks are given below:

Condition   Risk Increase  
Ductal hyperplasia   1.5 to 2 fold  
Sclerosing adenosis   1.5 to 2 fold  
Atypical ductal hyperplasia   4 to 5 fold  
Atypical lobular hyperplasia   4 to 5 fold  
Lobular carcinoma in situ   8 to 11 fold  


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