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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Fibroadenoma

Fibroadenoma (FY-broh-a-deh-NOH-muh)
A benign (not cancer) tumor that usually forms in the breast from both fibrous and glandular tissue. Fibroadenomas are the most common benign breast tumors.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.