October 15, 2014

Hyperplasia

By Anonymous User

An abnormal increase in the number of cells in a specific area, such as the lining of the breast ducts of the lobules. By itself, hyperplasia is not cancerous, but when the proliferation is marked and/or the cells are atypical (unlike normal cells), the risk of cancer developing is greater.

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