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Benign breast disease

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 32Victoria Harmer, BSc, AKC, RN, DipBreastCare, is breast care nurse specialist, St Mary's Hospital, LondonUp to 30% of women will require treatment for a benign breast condition at some time in their lives (Baum et al, 1994). The term 'benign breast disease' covers many types of disorder, from abnormalities of development to inflammations and infections. This article describes some of them.

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