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 Asked: 10/8/2015 My first mammogram last year showed a cluster of round microcalcifications & I just went for my 6 month follow up & this mammo is...
 Asked: 10/8/2015 I received results from a breast ultrasound guided core biopsy and the results states, breast tissue with compressed ductal elements and nodular stromal fibrosis...
 Asked: 10/8/2015 my stereotactic breast biopsy came back benign intraductal papilloma with calcifications.
 Asked: 10/8/2015 Hello, Could you clarify for me what SITE CHANGE means in this pathology report of mine.
 Asked: 10/8/2015 Had a biopsy that was benign and the doctor told me to have a 6 month follow up mammogram.
 Asked: 10/7/2015 I had biopsy of two potential papillomas in the duct under the nipple (6:00)yesterday.
 Asked: 10/6/2015 Had diagnostic mammogram with magnification which netted this finding: FINDINGS: On the right side, there is confirmation of a cluster of heterogeneous calcifications in the upper-outer...
 Asked: 10/6/2015 My Breast Ultrasound showed intraductal Papilloma in right breast which was removed by surgery and sent for biopsy.
 Asked: 10/6/2015 I had a biopsy done on Monday, Tuesday they (pathologist) said they needed additional time then decided to send it to Mayo for second opinion.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I have extremely dense breasts and a history of fibroadenomas.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 When you receive a term: Irregular hypoechoic solid breast mass with posterior acoustic shadowing.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I had a biopsy about a month ago now I have a lump there about 1/2 in long is this normal?
 Asked: 10/5/2015 First mammogram showed new calcifications so I was called in for a second mammogram to focus on that area.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I''m due for a biopsy soon and I want to know can you do a biopsy without putting in a titanium chip put in.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Had a breast biopsy in September which resulted in diagnosis of a fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 My last two years mammos and sonos show all clear but I have a hard lump in my left breast non-detected by tests only by...
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I had a mammogram yesterday and I just got a call back for a further test on my left breast.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Had a stereotactic breast biopsy with atypical ductal hyperplasia result.
 Asked: 9/30/2015 Hello, I had a breast biopsy Monday Sept 28.
 Asked: 9/29/2015 I had a yearly screening mammography, this year I opted for the tomography, was called back 2 days later for magnified views and ultra...
 Asked: 9/29/2015 i''m having an excisional breast biopsy. I understand surgical biopsies leave scars internally that can affect mammogram readings in the future.
 Asked: 9/28/2015 you just answered my question about "no clip found" ( 9/27/2015)in pathology report, thank you.
 Asked: 9/27/2015 A Sentence in my final excisional biopsy pathology report for ADH came back saying "No Clip is found" could this mean they excised the...
 Asked: 9/25/2015 i just had a stereotactic breast biopsy last week, the initial report said fibroadenoma with microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/24/2015 I had a breast US and the doctor said i need a biopsy, how long should i wait? I had the US on 9/22 and the biopsy is on 10/5.
 Asked: 9/22/2015 Six months ago had mammogram and ultrasound showing a 10 mm lesion at 12 and 2.
 Asked: 9/19/2015 I had a small nodule found in a sonogram and was told to come back in three to six months.
 Asked: 9/18/2015 Had a stereotactic biopsy today to check cluster of microcalcification but surgeon was unable to place the clip because it was too close to the...
 Asked: 9/18/2015 Hi they do not need to take the clip out after biopsy if there is of evidence of any cancer do they? .
 Asked: 9/17/2015 I''m having a breast biopsy,, can''t remember name but it''s uses mammagram and sucks the micocacifications out, my surgeon if turns out to be cancer...
 Asked: 9/16/2015 I was diagnosed with Triple negative IDC Nottingham grade III.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 Can a dcis that is solid with micropapillary patterns become a micropapillary breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 I''m 55 and had a core biopsy for a cluster of microcalcification a near the chest wall on 08/24/2015.
 Asked: 9/14/2015 My surgical path report says "micro focus of infiltrating ductal cacinoma, nuclear grade 1, tubular type." Does this mean it is a tubular carcinoma?
 Asked: 9/14/2015 On my needle biopsy they found ALH and the other note was Lobular Neoplasia, with fragments of a fibroidadenoma.
 Asked: 9/13/2015 Is it necessary to get a biopsy at birads 4a rating, 6-10 indeterminate loosely clustered microcalcifications in right breast? or can I monitor?
 Asked: 9/13/2015 Mass and microcalcification were found on my left breast after magnification mammo and U/S.
 Asked: 9/13/2015 Should a probably benign BIRADS on new calcifications in upper outer quadrant need to be biopsied? I am 43,my mom died of breast cancer...
 Asked: 9/11/2015 I had a screening mammogram last Monday.
 Asked: 9/11/2015 I had an ultrasound guided needle core biopsy.
 Asked: 9/9/2015 I had a core needle biopsy on Friday and today is now Wednesday, mammo found a mass went straight for ultra sound and radiologist suggested...
 Asked: 9/8/2015 I had a core biopsy which showed "papillary lesion with areas of epithelical proliferation and focal microcalcifications", pathologist recommends surgical excision of the site for...
 Asked: 9/7/2015 I had a breast biopsy last December for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 I wrote on here last year. I still have a small mass which radiology indicated last year might be intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 8/30/2015 I had a core needle biopsy that showed ADH (atypical cells) with a clip inserted, 3 weeks later I had surgical biopsy of the area...
 Asked: 8/29/2015 I''m 39 yrs old and had my first mammo (diagnostic) and sonogram.The radiologist found tiny calcification in both my breasts.
 Asked: 8/28/2015 I would like to know if a 3 d ultrasound in combination with a 2d mammogram will be able to detect microcalcifications just as well as a 3d mammogram.
 Asked: 8/28/2015 Mammography showed two masses in left breast and one thickened lymph node.
 Asked: 8/27/2015 I had a core needle biopsy on Monday and surgeon told me to get a mammogram on Thursday or Friday, prior to my follow up...
 Asked: 8/25/2015 I had a stereotatic biopsy on July 24th, My nipple and lower portion is very sore and my breast is swollen, the pain has even woken me up at night.
 Asked: 8/24/2015 My wife had a biopsy last week for micro calcifications.
 Asked: 8/23/2015 An incisional breast biopsy and cyst aspiration were performed on Aug.
 Asked: 8/23/2015 I had ultrasound guided needle biopsy just about a month ago.
 Asked: 8/21/2015 I am a 48 year old woman w/no family history of Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 8/20/2015 My wife had a core needle biopsy on right breast.
 Asked: 8/18/2015 What are the indications for doing a vacuum assisted biopsy vs standard 14G biopsy?
 Asked: 8/18/2015 Should I have removed a benign 7mm nodule with florid apocrine metaplasia in right breast? I was first told from mammo that it was a...
 Asked: 8/15/2015 I had a core breast biopsy done on my right breast done this past weds 8/14/15.
 Asked: 8/14/2015 My mom had a biopsy on June 28th, it''s August 13 now and doesn''t look like it''s healing at all, she re bandages it daily...
 Asked: 8/12/2015 Had a stereotactic Biopsy done on Monday morning on the right side.
 Asked: 8/12/2015 My radiologist told me I needed a biopsy because micro-calcifications had a change in orientation.
 Asked: 8/12/2015 I don''t even know where to age 38, mother to a 3,6 and 9 year old, I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in left breast.
 Asked: 8/10/2015 I have a family history of breast and uterine cancer.
 Asked: 8/8/2015 It''s been two weeks since I had a core needle biopsy (a mammo showed a pattern of calcification).
 Asked: 8/8/2015 I had a breast biopsy done at the end of June.
 Asked: 8/7/2015 I was diagnose with DCIS. Size of DCIS cannot be assess, tumor spans 2cm on glass slide.
 Asked: 8/4/2015 I was diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma - bloom-scarf-Richardson score was tubules 3, nuclei 2, mitosis 1, total score 6/9.
 Asked: 8/3/2015 Had biopsy for hard lump 5 weeks ago, came back negative, possibly caused by car accident 4 years earlier, has fat adenois.
 Asked: 8/2/2015 I want to know if I should get my breast rechecked before surgery.
 Asked: 8/2/2015 What is Standard of care for diagnosis of Lobular carcinoma in situ in left breast.
 Asked: 8/2/2015 I had on Tuesday a U.S. Core needle biopsy with a mammogram after since they inserted a clip they removed 9 cores from the lesion , so many is that common.
 Asked: 8/2/2015 Hello I am 43 and was scheduled yesterday to have an ultrasound guided needle biopsy for a suspicious mass about 10x6x8 millimeters, 6 0''clock position...
 Asked: 7/31/2015 I had a core needle biopsy yesterday with ultra sound the preliminary result came back suspicious so I have to go back to see consultant...
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I''m having a needle biopsy. The ultra sounds showed cancer.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I had a breast biopsy yesterday for a mass with a few micro-calcifications.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I need to clarify my question from earlier, I know the clip should be in the tissue extracted.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I had a biopsy on my right breast that was benign in March.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I had a core needle biopsy that showed atypical ductal hyperplasia, and then last week, an excisional biopsy that showed atypical lobular hyperplasia.
 Asked: 7/28/2015 I had a diagnostic mama and the findings are birads 4 calcification are pleomorphism having a biopsy what does this mean?
 Asked: 7/28/2015 I had my first Mammogram on July 9th, the nurse called me back about a week later saying that my results were abnormal.
 Asked: 7/27/2015 Why would breast marker clips move? I had 2 clips placed in same breast after 2 different biopsies (1 clip after an ultrasound guided for...
 Asked: 7/27/2015 Breast Ultrasound: FINDINGS: The current study reveals a benign collection of microcycsts measuring 7x7x5 mm combined dimesion in the 1 o''clock position of the left...
 Asked: 7/27/2015 At 40 yo, I just had my first mammogram.
 Asked: 7/25/2015 I had a mammogram that showed something in the "tail" of my left breast under my arm.
 Asked: 7/24/2015 Hello, I hade a core biopsy and it indicated mixed begine and maglignateresulys in a MADD of 5 mm.
 Asked: 7/24/2015 I have a history of mammograms with tiny "calcifications" in both breasts.
 Asked: 7/19/2015 I went Monday for routine mammogram, Tuesday get call saying its abnormal & to come in for ultrasound next day, do that & then they...
 Asked: 7/18/2015 I do not have insurance.
 Asked: 7/17/2015 I have had yearly mammograms for several years.
 Asked: 7/17/2015 First mammography and US result: Ultrasound BI-RADS 4a low suspicion for malignancy - Suspicious of Malignancy - Incidental oval mass, right 7:00 axis, recommended...
 Asked: 7/13/2015 I had a needle biopsy, because I had a small amount of microcalification on my left breast.
 Asked: 7/10/2015 I was just diagnosed with a grade 2 invasive ductal 8 mm breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/8/2015 I had a cluster of microcalcifications show up on a mammogram.
 Asked: 7/7/2015 Results of my breast biopsy came back showing benign fiber cystic changes but the radiologists are not happy with the irregular margins they see on...
 Asked: 7/4/2015 I had a vacuum core biopsy done on 7/2 as they found an irregular mass with calcification and are concerned.
 Asked: 7/3/2015 My results are- Right BREASt mri-guided biopsy 8 o''clock are multiple pink votes and core fragments aggregating to 5 X 5 x0.3 cm Columnar cell...
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Had stereotactic biopsy done on 6/29 for microcalcifications and "mass".
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Had stereotactic biopsy done on 6/29 for microcalcifications and "mass".

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