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What are the chances of a uterine fibroid being cancerous?

My sister just had ultra sound and they found a 4 centimeter mass in uterus and did 2 biopsies. They also found fibroids. What are the chances the mass is cancerous? I understand that you can t guess but can they be sometimes benign? What are the possibilities of something serious. She will be having a hysterectomy. She is 65 years old. Thank you for your time.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Small fibroid are usually non malignant.
These are benign small masses.
There is nothing to worry.

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Dr Deepti Verma
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