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 Asked: 8/22/2016 A chip was placed in my breast after biopsy.
 Asked: 8/22/2016 Having a CNB for architectural distortion in the central right breast.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 What percentage of breast microsclaifications are cancer?
 Asked: 8/17/2016 I had a breast biopsy 2 weeks ago and I''m breastfeeding.
 Asked: 8/16/2016 What are the risks of stereotactic breast biopsies? Do the machines ever malfunction leading to say perforated lung,internal bleeding, or major complications? Thanks
 Asked: 8/13/2016 I just had a "Prophylactic" mastectomy last month.
 Asked: 8/12/2016 I got surgery to remove a decent size phyllodes tumor at the age of 22.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 I underwent a biopsy for microcalcifications clusters and had two wide excisions on the same breast this past March.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 Good morning, I received my breast biopsy report which showed focal stromal elastosis and sclerosing, suggestive of a radial scar, along with other benign findinbs...
 Asked: 8/8/2016 My report said: 5 mm area of heterogeneous calcifications in left breast 11 cm from nipple.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 I have had 3 excisional biopsies for papillomatosis, 2 since 11/15.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 If it is would you recommend a double mastectomy so that they both look the same?
 Asked: 8/4/2016 I am 52 and and 9 years ago I was diagnosed with DCIS stage 0 breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/4/2016 I had 3 MRI guided biopsies on Tuesday.
 Asked: 8/3/2016 I am schedule to have a stereo vacuum assisted biopsy on August 10th for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 8/1/2016 Just turned 40, this was my first mammy, with 3D. BREAST PARENCHYMAL PATTERN: (Type III) The breast tissue is heterogeneously dense, which could obscure detection of...
 Asked: 8/1/2016 Found on my mammogram: "Cluster of microcalcifications in the upper central left breast which show heterogeneous morphology and no evidence of layering." What exactly does...
 Asked: 8/1/2016 I had a breast biopsy, marker was placed.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 48 yrs old, had core needle biopsy but couldn''t get tissue from the actual spot of concern.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 I had a ultra sound and found 20mm span of right breast calcification.
 Asked: 7/29/2016 Hi. I am 43 with dense breasts.
 Asked: 7/28/2016 What are focal calcifications? .
 Asked: 7/28/2016 My core needle biopsy showed HER2 positive, but the pathology report from the lumpectomy shows HER2 negative (FISH in both cases).
 Asked: 7/28/2016 is that ture that stereotactic biopsy occasionally implant (seeding) cancer in the needle tract?
 Asked: 7/27/2016 I am scheduled for for stereotactic biopsy of a BI-RADS 4C Cluster.
 Asked: 7/27/2016 gross description breast left with calcifications 2.8 cm length x 0.3 cm in diameter and breast left without calcifications fragments from 0.2 to 4.6 cm...
 Asked: 7/25/2016 I had 2 mammograms of breast they found microcalicification and then did a sterostatic biopsy, received results today saying benign.
 Asked: 7/24/2016 Is a Ki67 score of 23% considered high?
 Asked: 7/24/2016 3mm cluster of microcalcs found in left breast one month ago.
 Asked: 7/24/2016 This was my diagnosis FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Left breast, 11:00, 5 cm from the nipple, size: 0.6 cm, coil-shaped clip, ultrasound-guided needle core biopsy: --...
 Asked: 7/21/2016 I had a core biopsy yesterday for suspicious mass, possible complex cyst or lymph node.
 Asked: 7/20/2016 I will be having a stereotactic biopsy for pleomorphic microclusters with an area of interest of 4-5mm.
 Asked: 7/20/2016 I had a biopsy done today on new micro calcs.
 Asked: 7/20/2016 Do US guided core biopsies cause internal scarring that would show as an architectural distortion in a mammogram approx 1 month post biopsy? Distortion is...
 Asked: 7/19/2016 I am having a breast biopsy and wanted to know what material the clips are typically made of?
 Asked: 7/19/2016 I am scheduled for a stereotactic biopsy and of course, am scared out of my mind.
 Asked: 7/19/2016 If you ate fast food chicken nuggets from 9months old until 14 years old and were a male do you feel that the additives in...
 Asked: 7/18/2016 Hi! I''m scheduled to have am excisional biopsy done next month (Aug 17) and am wondering if I''m taking the right course of action.
 Asked: 7/18/2016 I meet with a surgeon this week, but my doctor says they will go over options of the two breast lumps but that they already...
 Asked: 7/18/2016 3D mammogram and US showed microcalcifications and asymmetric heterogeneous tissue.
 Asked: 7/18/2016 Below is the report of my Breast FNAC test:- FNAC, SLIDE EXAMINATION REQUEST LETTER: BREAST LUMP SINCE 6 MONTHS, RECENTLY INCREASED IN SIZE AND BECOMES TENDER DURING MENSES. SPECIMEN:...
 Asked: 7/17/2016 A core needle biopsy was diagnosed as Myofibroblastoma.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 I had a MRI in March this year, they saw something they thought was an intramammary lymph node.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 I am 46, and am having the stereoscopic biopsy on Monday because of microcalcifications.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 Got a call back for asymmetric tissue and calcifications on my first mammo.
 Asked: 7/12/2016 After having a screening mammogram then finding something suspicious on the left side, then a diagnostic ultrasound and 3D Mammogram.
 Asked: 7/12/2016 Two weeks ago I have a needle biopsy with a results of benign finding although with a discordant findings to the ultrasound images, had a...
 Asked: 7/12/2016 I had a mammogram in December followed by a repeat mammogram and ultrasound in January.
 Asked: 7/12/2016 I was called back in for additional mammogram for 10mm group of indeterminate calcifications within the posterior inferior lateral breast and now was scheduled for...
 Asked: 7/10/2016 I had a stereotactic core needle biopsy this past Thursday.
 Asked: 7/10/2016 What does Birads assessment of 4B mean? My magnified mammogram reads: small group of indeterminate microcalcifications.
 Asked: 7/10/2016 If I had a Breast Biopsy on 6/24 then following a MRI of the Breast, will this effect the results of the MRI Exam? Twelve days apart.
 Asked: 7/5/2016 after going through two mammograms and ultra sound I am now scheduled for ultra sound guided biopsy.
 Asked: 7/5/2016 Area where there is a histiocytic reaction including multinucleated cells.
 Asked: 7/3/2016 Rt breast lesion fine needle aspiration scattered cohesive groups of ductal epithelial cells showing mild atypia Comment: The submitted slides contain only blood
 Asked: 7/3/2016 Recommended US core biopsy for lesion. Scheduled with imaging center, then Gyn called and told me to see a surgeon for biopsy.
 Asked: 7/1/2016 Dear Lillie, I''ve read multiple benign biopsies increase cancer risk. I have stromal fibrosis (no atypia) in left breast and fibroadenoma in right breast
 Asked: 6/30/2016 Which is easier and least painful biopsy procedure, ultrasound guided or surgical?
 Asked: 6/29/2016 My daughter is 28 years old. Mass 3.2 x 2.5 x 1.3 lobulated, homongeous, mobile and vascular on ultra sound, parallel same as breast tissue.
 Asked: 6/28/2016 I just had a stereotactic biopsy. When they did the xray of the sample post biopsy, they could not see the microcalcifications but they know they got them because the stereotactic pictures just showed air post biopsy.
 Asked: 6/28/2016 Hello. I received a letter from the radiology association to have a follow up ultrasound 3 months after a benign breast biopsy.
 Asked: 6/27/2016 I had a mammogram that came back with bi rads 4a rating radiology report says a cluster of microcalcifications within the left upper outer quadrant...
 Asked: 6/27/2016 Hello I am 27 I had a biopsy done on a breast lump under 4 cm big 3 months after baby.
 Asked: 6/25/2016 I am second guessing myself at getting a CNB done after mammo and US.
 Asked: 6/22/2016 How come they did not put a clip on the site after I had my core needle breast biopsy.
 Asked: 6/22/2016 Breast nodule size vs invasive cancer and non-invasive cancer.
 Asked: 6/21/2016 I am 30 years old. I had some discomfort on my left breast, therefore my OB/GYN doctor ordered a diagnostic mammogram.
 Asked: 6/21/2016 Hi. Thank you so much for this site, it''s very helpful! My situation is that I had a stereostatic core biopsy done a couple of weeks ago.
 Asked: 6/20/2016 I had MRI guided biopsy a few days ago for a small (8 mm) round mass.
 Asked: 6/20/2016 Hello. I will be going tomorrow for an ultrasound core biopsy.
 Asked: 6/20/2016 I am 48 years old and I was diagnosed through ecographic exam and MRI: - right breast superolateral quadrant at 10mm from the skin a pseudomass...
 Asked: 6/20/2016 Hello- I was thinking I had a semi-small TNBC tumor but in reading my pathology reports, the core biopsy one states that all 3 samples...
 Asked: 6/18/2016 I have continuous pain in my breast a year after breast biopsy.
 Asked: 6/17/2016 Scheduled for a Stereo-core Biopsy Next Thursday.
 Asked: 6/17/2016 Hi, I had biopsy done, and they found a small mass on left breast, went back for results and they informed me that they want to...
 Asked: 6/15/2016 I have finished the DM in breast center(4th floor)cause the bloody nipple discharge two days ago, the doctor''s recommendation was making appointment with surgical consultation...
 Asked: 6/12/2016 Can 2 biopsies in the same breast have different outcomes? Had one last month which was a benign abscess.
 Asked: 6/11/2016 I have had shoulder, back, and base of head pain on same side as mammotome v.a.b.b. since procedure.
 Asked: 6/9/2016 After MRI, told cancer in several areas of right breast, and they recommended a mastectomy which I will have.
 Asked: 6/9/2016 The doctor was unable to perform the sterotactic biopsy this morning because although the calcifications and lump were evident on the mammogram, they could not...
 Asked: 6/9/2016 Got results from biopsy: Invasive carcinoma with ductal and lobular features.
 Asked: 6/7/2016 Last year I had microcalcifications in the left breast.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 I have cystic with rare ductal cells with atypia. They recommend excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 6/2/2016 Is that all you have to say? not very helpful.
 Asked: 6/2/2016 Just got back pathology report on ultrasound guided biopsy reading invasive ductal carcinoma in 2 sites stage 1 - tubule formation 1 - nuclear pleomorphism...
 Asked: 6/2/2016 Hello they found two small masses (1 cm or so) at 2 o'' clock in my left breast.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 I had a breast biopsy in March (results benign) and everything healed nicely until now.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy on 5/23 and the results benign but I have a follow up appointment with the surgeon on June 2.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 Hello, I had a fine needle biopsy which showed "scattered grouping of atypical ductal cells with enlarged nuclei in a background of proteinaceous debris" for...
 Asked: 6/1/2016 My 95 year old mother was just diagnosed with invasive ductual carcinoma, tumor size is 16mm.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 Lump in my fibrous right breast found after I mentioned it.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 I have had cystic breasts for years.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 I had a mammotome breast biopsy done last week.
 Asked: 5/29/2016 Is there a risk that with ultrasound guided breast biopsy that should there be cancer that it would spread? Is there an advantage to...
 Asked: 5/29/2016 I have little white yellowish spots in my left nipple.
 Asked: 5/27/2016 I was just scheduled for a stereotactic biopsy, and then they set up an MRI for the week afterwards.
 Asked: 5/27/2016 I am 54 years old and had gone for an annual screening mammography.
 Asked: 5/27/2016 I was diagnosed with a small fibroadenoma about 10 months ago.
 Asked: 5/27/2016 Hi, I had a titanium marker inserted on my right breast due to microcalcifications in July of 2011.
 Asked: 5/23/2016 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy on 5/17.
 
 
 
 
 

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