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 Asked: 10/31/2014 Is iit common to have contradicting results where the ultrasound shows one thing and the biopsy shows opposite? That would require another biopsy to confirm...
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I recently had a breast biopsy, and the results came back.
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I have an oval mass measuring 8mm with associated fine pleomorphic calcifications witb linear distribution mildly clumped.
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I am a 63 year old woman with heterogeneously dense breast tissue. Pathology report of tissue from stereotactic core biopsy of my right breast done on...
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I was just informed they were doing a second core breast biopsy on the same tumour birad 4 to double check the result to insure...
 Asked: 10/30/2014 Prior to being on antibiotics for what i thought was a tooth issue i was getting severe hot flashes on and off all day.
 Asked: 10/30/2014 The repeat core biopsy is the same spot.
 Asked: 10/29/2014 Loosely grouped calcifications determined benign, can these possibly develop into malignancy if not surgically removed? .
 Asked: 10/29/2014 I had a clean mamagram 5 months ago but whe my left breast was bothering me i made an appointment with my dr.
 Asked: 10/29/2014 Found an irregular hypechoic mass in untrasound....states there is a small amount of internal vasularity noted on the color dopples images....what does this mean?
 Asked: 10/28/2014 Went today to have more detailed mammogram and ultrasound due to finding clusters of microcalcifications on standard mammogram.
 Asked: 10/28/2014 I had a mammogram and an ultrasound with this diagnosis Right mass vs cluster cysts 5 o''clock position, they want me to do a needle...
 Asked: 10/27/2014 I had a mammogram come back with questionable clusters of microcalcifications in right breast.
 Asked: 10/25/2014 I Had a Stereotactic needle biopsy for Microcalcifications L breast Grade 4, after procedure X-ray showed all were removed.
 Asked: 10/25/2014 Can an improperly done biopsy spread cancer cells? I was diagnosed with extensive DCIS Stage 1 cancer.
 Asked: 10/25/2014 I had a biopsy after mammograms showed micro-calsifications.
 Asked: 10/23/2014 core biopsy report is IDC 3 8+/6+/1+.
 Asked: 10/22/2014 On an average day, how many biopsies for breast calcifications are done in a typical health breast center?
 Asked: 10/22/2014 I have itching and slight tenderness in the spot where a titanium clip was inserted following a negative breast biopsy.
 Asked: 10/22/2014 Hello, I recently had a nipple biopsy, suspected Paget''s, and the Dr.
 Asked: 10/19/2014 Had a breast biopsy done for calcification came back normal, but am being sent for another one not quite sure why .
 Asked: 10/19/2014 I Ask question about excision biopsy which showed IDC grade2 and DCIS ,no clear margin.lump size 3.8x2x2, size of IDC not stated.age 34 How do we...
 Asked: 10/16/2014 I once did a breast biopsy one year ago and I am now pregnant and will deliver the baby at the end of the year.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 2 weeks ago, I had a core needle biopsy for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 How can one determine their risk factor for getting breast cancer? I had Hodgkins disease as a child.
 Asked: 10/15/2014 BIRADS 4b Biopsy of breast and axilla lymph 4mm in size.
 Asked: 10/12/2014 I had a breast biopsy stereotactic this week because of microcalcifications, results "normal" the doctor said when she left a message.
 Asked: 10/10/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy 2 days ago for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 10/9/2014 I am going in for a breast biopsy tomorrow morning.
 Asked: 10/9/2014 I had cancer in my right breast and an mri has detected a 5 mm enhancement in the left breast and I have a mri...
 Asked: 10/7/2014 I had a breast biopsy two weeks ago and the results were negative.
 Asked: 10/5/2014 Hello I asked a question on Oct 1, 2014 seemed as though got only half answered.
 Asked: 10/5/2014 I had a mammo done in February got a call that I needed a diagnostic mammo done..Both showed microcalcification right breast.Just went for 6 month...
 Asked: 10/4/2014 This is my 5th surgery of having lumps removed from breast, my question is why would the doctor period point blank tell me that I...
 Asked: 10/3/2014 My doctor called me today and said the preliminary results of my breast biopsy were back.
 Asked: 10/2/2014 I had a breast biopsy come back as ductal carcinoma pectoral cancer.
 Asked: 10/2/2014 I had a ultra sound assisted breast biopsy a few months ago.
 Asked: 10/2/2014 I had 2-3 biopsies one in 2005/2006 one core needle and one came back Atypical hyperplasia..watched every 3 to 6 months...all mammograms after came...
 Asked: 10/2/2014 Is it common practice to perform excisional biopsy after finding a palpable mass on mammogram and ultrasound results? Seems extreme.
 Asked: 10/2/2014 I had a mammogram/ ultrasound/MRI that showed mass right breast.
 Asked: 10/1/2014 Hello. Since having two stereotactic biopsies (10 days apart) my question is, 4 months post biopsy...does that breast feel different than the normal one? It just feels a little thicker or more bulky maybe but the normal one definately feels more squishier per say.
 Asked: 9/30/2014 Had Stereotactic Vacuum assisted biopsy 6/2011, inserted thru the areola near nipple during procedure the vacuum caught an artery and tore thru the areola
 Asked: 9/30/2014 I am 22 years old. Around the middle of July, I noticed an itch in my left breast.
 Asked: 9/27/2014 I had an excisional biopsy performed today by a reputable general surgeon.
 Asked: 9/27/2014 Thank you for your response. Now I''m a little worried because the Dr.
 Asked: 9/26/2014 Hello. I had a stereotactic biopsy almost 4 months ago.
 Asked: 9/26/2014 Right breast lump: Fibrocystic disease of the breast with papillomatous proliferation in some of the ducts (benign) is found in histopathology report.
 Asked: 9/25/2014 hi. my mother is 64 years old. she experienced a lump in her left breast approximately 4 months. she had her first baby in the age of 20...
 Asked: 9/23/2014 Please advise - suppose to have aspiration Monday. I am 60, I have no insurance, living off my savings.
 Asked: 9/23/2014 How reliable is the onco score and does size of tumor effect the score? Also, I am 96% estrogen positve and 69% progesterone positve.
 Asked: 9/23/2014 Had my breast biopsy on 9/3. I went to my appt with the breast specialist yesterday, but results are not back.
 Asked: 9/22/2014 I am almost 68 and have fibrocystic breasts.
 Asked: 9/21/2014 I underwent a stereotactic biopsy which diagnosed high grade stage 0 DCIS.
 Asked: 9/15/2014 on pathology results what is focal intraductal proliferation with severe cautery artefact?
 Asked: 9/13/2014 I forgot to ask my surgeon this question.
 Asked: 9/11/2014 I had a 9mm spot show up on my mammogram and on spot compression and ultrasound.
 Asked: 9/9/2014 Had mammogram and ultrasound. Due to changes from last year, Following an ultrasound, it was suggested I have biopsy.
 Asked: 9/8/2014 I am so upset! I had an excisional biopsy done at a renowned teaching hospital.
 Asked: 9/7/2014 Lumpectomy for stage 1 grade 1 breast cancer last year.
 Asked: 9/7/2014 I had a lumpectomy (right breast) back in April 2014.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 Is stage 1c breast cancer less treatable than 1b or 1c?
 Asked: 9/4/2014 Just got results from a 6 month follow up for right breast microcalcification. Findings: Right breast tissues are heterogeneously dense.No suspicious mass
 Asked: 9/4/2014 I have a "bilobed solid heterogeneous mass" (11mm x 4 x 11) at the 7:00 position of my R nipple birad 4 no letter category given.
 Asked: 9/3/2014 I had a mammogram and I was told that I had some calcification.
 Asked: 9/4/2014 Today I had an ultrasound guided biopsy of my left breast.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 I had two MRI guided breast biopsies done a week ago.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 Within the last year, I had my first mammogram, called back for more imaging, then had two biopsies done on my left breast (were beneign)...
 Asked: 8/30/2014 I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast cancer last year in my left breast.
 Asked: 8/29/2014 Had an MRI done last week.. Findings: left breast-no suspicious masses, no non mass enhancement.
 Asked: 8/27/2014 I have a suspicious for DCIS 5mm calcification in a left breast.
 Asked: 8/27/2014 I had a breast classification ,and asked me to do a biopsy ,the result was ok ,and ask me to follow up .
 Asked: 8/27/2014 Can a steriostatic biopsy be done without leaving a metal marker in breast.
 Asked: 8/26/2014 I am 32 and have a family hx of breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 Had a digital mammogram on 7/14/14 which showed 9 mm asymmetry on oblique view in inferior left breast at posterior depth.
 Asked: 8/21/2014 Lump and discharge from right breast turned out to be benign papilloma diagnosed through fine needle biopsy.
 Asked: 8/17/2014 I have been waiting 10 days to get biopsy results....why would it take so long ???
 Asked: 8/16/2014 Hi, I had an ultrasound and mammogram done.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I have extremely dense breast tissue and was called back after my screening mammo and US for a diagnostic mammo secondary to new micro...
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I had a sterotactic biopsy almost 11 weeks ago.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I will be 69 in 2 wks.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 I spoke with my surgeon after gall bladder surgery (4 week checkup) about changes in my breast since the surgery, slight inversion of nipple and...
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Had stereotactic biopsy done on the 12th for second time in 11 years.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Had A Ultrasound wire Core Biopsy done 5 months ago with removal of a 6mm mass that came back as ALH with surrounding Fibrocystic...
 Asked: 8/12/2014 I lost over 60lbs in five months my m.d.
 Asked: 8/11/2014 I realized after posting this question that it was not clear that the biopsy was not done.
 Asked: 8/11/2014 My first mammogram age 40, required by my fertility clinic, showed tiny area of microcalcification in right breast and biopsy was scheduled.
 Asked: 8/10/2014 Hi i have been diagnosed with calcifications and been asked to attend for ulstrasound and biopsy but she catagorized it at Stage 3 which...
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I had a CA-15-3 come back slightly elevated.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 Hello. I had a sterotactic biopsy 9 weeks ago.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 Had a stereotactic bx for calcifications. Path report came back showing fibrocystic changes with calcifications and florid ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I have had right nipple discharge for two months.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 hope that you can help after a mammogram detected calcifications I had to have two separate biopsies.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 my diagnostic mammo stated that I had the presence of a small tightly grouped microcalcifications in the upper outer quadrant, approximately 10:30 position, 9 cm...
 Asked: 8/6/2014 I wrote earlier and thank you so much for your response however I feel that I left some information out.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Going back today for recall mammagram. Left breast has calcifications that we''re not there on last years routine mammagram.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 I had excisional biopsy last Sept due to complex cyst having gnarly aspiration Showing radial scar.
 Asked: 8/4/2014 will having a stereotactic biopsy for a 7mm by 3mm calcification in breast dislodge cells that were better left alone? dr said a repeat mammogram...
 Asked: 8/4/2014 I had a sterotactic biopsy June 3rd...a week prior to that another facility did a sterotactic but failed to get in the right area.
 Asked: 8/4/2014 I had a stereotactic core biopsy and results said predominantly adipose tissue and fragments of breast parenchyma with apocrine metaplasia and adenosis

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