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 Asked: 2/8/2016 I had a mamogram, MRI, and ultrasound, they said MRI lit up, they are scheduling me for another ultrasound and biopsy...why another ultra sound.
 Asked: 2/8/2016 I had stereotactic biopsy on left breast for a 7mm cluster Microcalcifications in the left upper outer quadrant on Feb.
 Asked: 2/8/2016 two pathologist looked at a breast biopsy slide, one said sheets of benign cells the other said occassional clusters of ductal cells, is this the...
 Asked: 2/8/2016 What happens in case of big discrepancy between ER and PR status in IHC versus Oncotype, in my case ER 90% by IHC and negative by Oncotype .
 Asked: 2/8/2016 Getting biopsies done on left breast (3) actually, I have really dense breasts and they rated me a Birad 4 for suspicious abnormality.
 Asked: 2/8/2016 i have 1cm lump behind my left nipple, doctor said she aspirated 8mils of clear fluid, pathology reports sheets of benign ductal cells, igot second...
 Asked: 2/8/2016 My last mammogram showed a cluster of indeterminate or suspicious micro calcifications.
 Asked: 2/7/2016 I am 47y/F.Still having periods. I had a lump in my right breast which was diagnosed to be a fibredoma on FNAC test.
 Asked: 2/5/2016 Is occasional pain several months after stereotactic biopsy common?
 Asked: 2/5/2016 The doctor found a mass on my sonogram and wants me to see a surgeon.
 Asked: 2/5/2016 I had a stereotactic biopsy on my breast for microcalcifications yesterday.
 Asked: 2/4/2016 Had mammogram done Sept 2014 came back normal, had mammogram done Dec 2015, have dense breasts and birad score of 4, need to have (3)...
 Asked: 2/3/2016 I have dense breasts, had mammogram done in Sept.
 Asked: 2/2/2016 Received a core breast biopsy after large masses found in L breast (was not able to be measured on US as too large) and a 5 cm mass in R breast.
 Asked: 2/2/2016 Got appt set to do 3 separate biopsies on left breast 2 of the biopsies will be stereotactic and one will be by ultrasound, very...
 Asked: 2/2/2016 We''ll have to get 3 biopsies done two are the stereotactic biopsy and the other done by ultrasound.
 Asked: 2/1/2016 I am 5 yrs s/p DCIS dx grade 3 with comedown.
 Asked: 2/1/2016 Well I went to see the surgeon today and he can''t do the biopsy because their equipment isn''t good enough to see to do it,...
 Asked: 2/1/2016 I have a stereotactic biopsy scheduled this week for clustered micro calcifications.
 Asked: 1/30/2016 Thank you for your help here - this site is wonderful. My mother''s biopsy showed ER+ (>80%), PR+ (50%) and HER2 equivocal (>40%).
 Asked: 1/28/2016 My mother''s IHC/biopsy report says the following: ER+, PR+, HER2 equivocal, Ki-67 intermediate. I understand the 1st 3 components, and that we need a FISH test for...
 Asked: 1/28/2016 A year after having a stereotactic biopsy with benign results I''m told I need another biopsy in the same area of my right breast because...
 Asked: 1/27/2016 Have to have biopsy done on calcifications in my left breast, what is the best option? Meeting with surgeon next Monday..
 Asked: 1/27/2016 Hello. 19 no ago I had two stereotactic biopsies a week apart in the same area.
 Asked: 1/27/2016 After having feed back from you regarding calcificationc that were indeterminate and biopsy being inconclusive I have spoken to my gp who basically didnt want...
 Asked: 1/25/2016 Had mammogram showed indeterminate 5mm clustered micro calcifications had core biopsy but was reported that they didn''t target right area .went for vacuum biopsy but...
 Asked: 1/25/2016 Would "indeterminate heterogeneous clustered calcifications" seen on a mammo require a stereotactic biopsy?
 Asked: 1/24/2016 A week ago my surgeon originally said I had a small lobular carconoma that could be CURED with a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 1/24/2016 I did diagnosis mammogram last week on my right breast and the result is "round/punctate and amorphous calcifications in the upper outer right breast, posterior...
 Asked: 1/22/2016 I had a core needle biopsy one month.
 Asked: 1/21/2016 I have had biopsies done on both breasts which were benign (first biopsy in 2004 and second one done in 2012).
 Asked: 1/21/2016 How common is it to find a "breast imaging radiologist"? Should this be listed on the imaging center''s website? After reading so many...
 Asked: 1/20/2016 I am scheduled to have a stereotactic biopsy next week.
 Asked: 1/19/2016 Had a stereotactic guided breast biopsy due to architectural distortion on a mammogram.
 Asked: 1/15/2016 had a breast biopsy done in 10/2015 still have so sharp pain in my breast should I be worried.
 Asked: 1/15/2016 How come my surgeon only checked 7 lymph nodes (0/7) but I see some people with biopsy reports like (1/11), (3/37)..etc? Also what does ER...
 Asked: 1/15/2016 I have written previously about my annual screening results identifying a 1 cm solid nodule.
 Asked: 1/13/2016 Radiologist has attempted core biopsy twice but cannot locate position of lesion at time of biopsy.
 Asked: 1/13/2016 I need 1 node biopsy (US guided).
 Asked: 1/12/2016 I had a mammogram at 36, 40 and now 44.
 Asked: 1/11/2016 If you have a stereotactic breast biopsy, do you always need a separate mammogram afterwards (in the standing position) or can the clip placement be...
 Asked: 1/11/2016 my sister has had 2 needle biopsy done both came back clear now they are doing a surgical biopsy is it a good sign the...
 Asked: 1/11/2016 Hello - what is the significance of - 4 mm group of slightly pleomorphic clustered micro calcification? I''m still waiting on pathology results.
 Asked: 1/6/2016 This is my report after a repeat mammogram, had first screening, then called back for diagnostic: Dense breast parenchyma is seen.
 Asked: 1/6/2016 On New Year''s Eve I had my first core needle biopsy done on a 10 mm papable vascular solid mass at subareolar.
 Asked: 1/6/2016 Why should we do biopsy again after surgery? What does it mean? Any complications? Please explain in details Im stressed out.
 Asked: 1/6/2016 I am 46 y.o. and my diagnostic mammogram came back birad 5.
 Asked: 1/5/2016 Please help me understand my biopsy report:Clusters of apocrine cells and histolocyte cells, surgical biopsy said fibroadenomatoid nodule..
 Asked: 1/4/2016 First, I had stereotatic biopsy, then an wire localized excsional biopsy of the area with calcifications, and my final diagnosis is fibrofatty breast tissue with...
 Asked: 1/4/2016 Is it normal that my nipple is becoming slightly inverted three days after a breast biopsy? Also the tissue in my breast feels softer...
 Asked: 1/1/2016 What is percentage of biopsies that come back benign for very slight change in cluster of microcalcifications..
 Asked: 12/30/2015 I had a core biopsy today. After Radiologist obtained sample, he could not find it easy on US.
 Asked: 12/28/2015 I have a few fine, linear calcifications in my breast.
 Asked: 12/26/2015 I have a biospy on the 28th.
 Asked: 12/26/2015 If a stereotactic breast biopsy for microcalcifications comes back normal why is it necessary to have another mammagram in 6 months? .
 Asked: 12/23/2015 My daughter-in-law recently had a mammogram and they found something in her breast.
 Asked: 12/21/2015 Heading for two biopsies tomorrow. One (size of eraser) is less suspicious than the other.
 Asked: 12/21/2015 I had a biopsy taken 2 weeks ago, I am still experiencing a burning sensation sometimes painfull - is this normal? .
 Asked: 12/18/2015 why is a 360 degree stereotactic breast biopsy performed and do they always remover 12 samples.
 Asked: 12/18/2015 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy done on a cluster of microcalcifications in my left breast and a core needle biopsy on a mass in my right breast.
 Asked: 12/16/2015 I had a negative mammogram in 2004 on the right side and just had a 3D mammogram with 2 groups of round amorphous micro calcifications...
 Asked: 12/16/2015 Hi, I''m from Romania. My mother is 72 years old and has diagnosed with mammary tumor grade 2 the result of the biopsy is ER = 30%,...
 Asked: 12/16/2015 Age 34, ultrasound finding was "oval elongated solid mass containing low level amplitude internal echoes indicating a likely solid nature with well defined, thin margins...
 Asked: 12/15/2015 Isn''t a palpable lump the ultimate best substitute for a titanium clip? Imaging shows suspicious lump.
 Asked: 12/15/2015 my girl friend has stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/15/2015 How long does scar tissue tend to last after a breast core biopsy? .
 Asked: 12/14/2015 My report came back intermediate calcifications by-rads came back number 4 but no letter behind it only says 4- suspicious abnormalities .
 Asked: 12/12/2015 I had my mammogram yesterday and found 2 sets of microcalcifications clusters about 2-3mm in size, radiologist recommeded stereotactic biopsy though he also said it...
 Asked: 12/12/2015 I did Mammogram and MRI and got back BI-RADS category IV ...
 Asked: 12/12/2015 Why would I be given a birad score of 4-5? Why not just 4a or 4c? Had biopsy.
 Asked: 12/10/2015 I had a mammogram done in August 2015 that showed a cluster of microcalcifications.
 Asked: 12/9/2015 I am 34 and had a CBE last June.
 Asked: 12/9/2015 I had a breast biopsy in August.
 Asked: 12/9/2015 Please let me know.I was actually referred to another doctor.He is a breast center specialist too.His specialties are as follows: TRAINING Residency – York Hospital –...
 Asked: 12/9/2015 Do I need to get a second opinion from a radiation oncologist.I see that there are some radiation oncologists in my area,should i get...
 Asked: 12/8/2015 My biopsy will be done by a Comprehensive Breast Center Specialist.
 Asked: 12/8/2015 What does Bi-rad stand for.
 Asked: 12/8/2015 I have had a total of 4 breast biopsy (6 months apart, for the last 2 years) each time my doctor says the results are...
 Asked: 12/8/2015 Hello, in August I had a breast biopsy done.
 Asked: 12/8/2015 my mammogram was done by a diagnostic radiologist.Does the mammogram have to be done by a breast imaging radiologist ? My biopsy is scheduled ...
 Asked: 12/8/2015 I am having biopsy on my left Breast for microcalsafation in a cluster of 5 or 6.
 Asked: 12/7/2015 Mammogram showed coarse indisctinct calcifications 10 cm from nipple.
 Asked: 12/7/2015 i have a 1.5 cm oval hypoechoic mass in the retroareolar region of the right breast.Is retroareolar considered to be within 2 cms of...
 Asked: 12/6/2015 I am 73 had a mammogram and ultrasound 10/14/2015. Had a biopsy on left breast 11/3/2015 showed a mass. Pathology report ductal carcinoma in situ
 Asked: 12/6/2015 I am scheduled for a stereotactic biopsy on some microcalcifications in my left breast and a core needle biopsy on my right breast for a...
 Asked: 12/6/2015 I had two core biopsies for califications two years ago and both come.
 Asked: 12/4/2015 six months ago i did core biopsy for two small cysts which collaps during the process and the result was benign, yesterday i did...
 Asked: 12/4/2015 My diagnostic mammogram listed BIRAD 4a with new cluster of pleomorphic microcalcifications.
 Asked: 12/3/2015 I am scheduled to have a Stereotactic Biopsy on my left breast on 2 micro calcification clusters.
 Asked: 12/3/2015 After a mammogram and sonogram which, at first, was diagnosed fine.
 Asked: 12/2/2015 I am a 13 year breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 12/2/2015 My breat biopsy (3D) needle showed that the distortion was benign.
 Asked: 12/1/2015 Hello, I wrote to you last week regarding my 55 year old mom being diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma – grade 2, and thank you for...
 Asked: 12/1/2015 I had a biopsy done 3 years ago for a breast lump.
 Asked: 11/30/2015 How accurate is a stereotactic biopsy? I have a history of DCIS in my right breast (10 years ago) treated with tamoxifen) and now I...
 Asked: 11/30/2015 Thank you for answering my question earlier.
 Asked: 11/29/2015 In Nov. - not seen on mammo but an ultrasound noted an irregular hypoechoic mass at site of palpable finding with posterior acoustic shadowing 9x7x6mm.
 Asked: 11/29/2015 I have to have 2 biopsies because the radiologist could not tell if they were cancer or not.
 Asked: 11/29/2015 Hello I had a 3 D mammogram recently about a month ago and then i was called back for a diagnostic mammogram a couple of...
 Asked: 11/29/2015 I have 2 masses next to one another (being fed by blood vessels) found on ultrasound, near right nipple, 2mm and 3mm, and have been...

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