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 Asked: 2/22/2018 I have to get a sterotactic tomosynthesis biopsy because my mammogram and ultrasound showed asymmetry.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 I just had an us guided biopsy of my right breast & the pathology report is showing apocrine metaplasia.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 What is intraductual papilloma and why does it need to be removed?
 Asked: 2/15/2018 Had a mammogram guided core needle biopsy two weeks ago for a suspicious (Birads 4) area of microcalcifications.
 Asked: 2/15/2018 Bilateral Breast Biopsies done on 1/29/18. Left breast: 4 mm focal spindle cell proliferation Right breast: 6 mm benign intraductal papilloma. I was first diagnosed...
 Asked: 2/14/2018 I had a breast biopsy and cyst removed about 6 years ago.
 Asked: 2/13/2018 My diagnostic mammogram showed scattered fibroglandular tissue with architectural distortion or microcalcifications.
 Asked: 2/11/2018 I had a ct scan of chest Dec 7 which showed up a small punctate calcification in left breast.
 Asked: 2/9/2018 I was supposed to have a stereostatic biopsy for calcifications today, but the technicians couldn''t get a good enough image for the doctor to use,...
 Asked: 2/8/2018 I have biopsy of one right breast mass of 13mmx9mm and the result fo biopsy said that " section shows pieces of breast tissue containing...
 Asked: 2/8/2018 So many tests!!! After a suspicious mass appeared during routine mammogram, I''ve had 2 more 3D mamms, 2 ultrasounds, an MRI, and just this week an...
 Asked: 2/7/2018 I am 68 yrs. old.
 Asked: 2/6/2018 Hi Lillie, At JH do the surgeons do the core biopsies or the radiologists (general or interventional)?
 Asked: 2/5/2018 During the four core samples of my 3 cm tumor a cluster of blood vessels was punctured and blood went all in my breast causing...
 Asked: 2/5/2018 Thank you for answering my question. I am the BIRD 4b left quadrant concerned with biopsy.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 I have a diagnostic Mamogram showing birad 4b microcalcifications about 4 small upper outer quandrant of left breast.
 Asked: 2/2/2018 I had a DMX due to a bilateral bc diagnosis at the same time when I was 41 about 4 years ago.
 Asked: 1/31/2018 Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma, well differentiated by Bloom-Richardson method 5/9.
 Asked: 1/31/2018 If titanium markers (metal) are left in the breast with biopsy does this mean the patient can no longer be eligible for an MRI of...
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Are there risks associated with the placement of titanium markers during a breast biopsy? Is it standard protocol to insert them? If they...
 Asked: 1/28/2018 I have an architectural distortion - 3.6 cm found on tomo and burning sensation in my breast.
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Recently had a breast biopsy with benign results but they found some mild atypia and a radial scar.
 Asked: 1/25/2018 There''s conflicting information about core needle biopsy inducing cancer cell spread/metastasis.
 Asked: 1/24/2018 I had a 3D mammogram got call back they did spot magnifying mammogram.
 Asked: 1/24/2018 Hi, My core biopsy Ki-67 was 30 and my surgical Ki-67 was 4.
 Asked: 1/21/2018 Although recommended by radiologist and gynecologist, I realize that ultimately a biopsy (or any medical procedure) is my choice.
 Asked: 1/21/2018 What is rationale for having core needle (or other) biopsy when I do not intend to pursue any form of treatment, regardless of results?
 Asked: 1/21/2018 If cancer, what kind of treatment occurs? thanks.
 Asked: 1/20/2018 Suspicious linear branching microcalcifications in the central outer left breast, size is estimated at 3 x 2 x 1 cm., your thoughts.
 Asked: 1/20/2018 1. Radiologist first recommended fine needle aspiration biopsy.
 Asked: 1/18/2018 I''m 54 years old. I had a stereo tactic biopsy after a 2.1 cm.
 Asked: 1/12/2018 I was diagnoised with a myoid hamratoma.
 Asked: 1/12/2018 Is it common to see fibrocystic changes in the contralateral breast of a premenopausal patient with a personal history of breast cancer who has been...
 Asked: 1/8/2018 I dont think I was clear, sorry.
 Asked: 1/8/2018 My report states: Dense parenchymal tissue is noted.
 Asked: 1/8/2018 If an excisional biopsy to get a better look at ALH and radial scar finds DCIS,is the DCIS usually removed with adequate margins during that...
 Asked: 1/7/2018 Refining my question based on your previous response (thanks): I have Birads 4 (my facility does not do a b c - I asked...
 Asked: 1/7/2018 I had mri guided breast biopsy for 4mm suspicious lesion on left side found on mri, us and mammo, birads 4.
 Asked: 1/6/2018 Stereotactic biopsy showed atypical lobular hyperplasia and radial scar with complex sclerosing lesion.
 Asked: 1/5/2018 I am 43 and have breast cancer family history.I just had mammography followed by ultrasound.
 Asked: 1/5/2018 Had first abnormal mammogram in 15 years done by new 3D Mammography machine.
 Asked: 1/4/2018 Had a mammogram and ultrasound. Findings was BIRADs 4.
 Asked: 12/27/2017 I had a biopsy due to a lump being found on a mammogram.
 Asked: 12/26/2017 63 y.o. w/ birad 4 & recommendation for stereotactic biopsy: asymmetric left breast mlo view only, heterogenously dense, architectural distortion in upper central region, grandmother and half-sister history of breast cancer on father-side, Tyrer-Cuzick is 21.02%.
 Asked: 12/25/2017 I had a core needle biospy done and said no malignancy and probably a breast hematoma.
 Asked: 12/23/2017 I previously had a core needle biopsy that showed papillary carcinoma in situ with possible invasive component.
 Asked: 12/21/2017 Hello, I had a stereotactic core needle biopsy for pleomorphic cluster of microcalcs which reported severe atypical ductal hyperplasia/borderline low grade DCIS
 Asked: 12/21/2017 Initial biopsy done on a small complex cyst came back as ADH borderlining low grade DCIS..
 Asked: 12/20/2017 I had a biopsy last year that was determined to be a benign fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 12/19/2017 My 74 year old mother just had a core biopsy.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 I was told my mammogram was NORMAL.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 What does it mean if my pathology report comes back with ADH borderlinkmg low grade DcIs? Referred to breast surgeon but everyone is focusing that...
 Asked: 12/16/2017 An MRI of the breasts that have undergone a double mastectomy revealed “increased prominence of the right axillary lymph nodes, etiology/significance uncertain. No definite MRI evidence...
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Had a mammogram done on 11/16/17, I am required to get a biopsy on both my breast.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 I had mammogram and was called back for calcification.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 A core biopsy revealed an intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 The pathologist noted microcalcifications in benign anini on a reexcision Biopsy but said negative margins.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 I am currently awaiting a core biopsy of "small cluster of microcalcifications which are a little pleomorphic and do not have a typically benign appearance
 Asked: 12/11/2017 January 17, 2017 I had a lumpectomy for ILC....clear margins and clean lymph nodes (3 sentinel nodes taken out).
 Asked: 12/9/2017 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy on 11/30/17.
 Asked: 12/8/2017 My mother just had a callback for a 3D mammogram and an ultrasound.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 what are my concerns leading to my biopsy.
 Asked: 12/1/2017 I had a biopsy (core) done in late August.
 Asked: 11/30/2017 Excisional breast biopsy results. Radial scar with florid ductal epithelial hyperplasia and associated microcalcifications.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 I have birads 4 microcalcifications. I had a stereotactic biopsy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 I had my yearly mammogram with digital mammography and 3Dptomosynthesis last Wednesday and was told I have suspicious calcifications in the left upper outer quadrant...
 Asked: 11/26/2017 I am 54 and just had a biopsy on a new cluster of calcifications.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 I am 45 years old. Six months ago I had a mammo with a small cluster of microcalcs in the right upper breast quadrant.
 Asked: 11/22/2017 Irregular mass described as well circumscribed would you consider this benign? It is hypechoic with an echogenic halo, What is an echogenic halo? Sounds...
 Asked: 11/22/2017 Although benign, what does this all mean? FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Right axillary mass: Breast tissue showing dilated duct/cyst formation, focal secretory lobular hyperplasia, and areas of apparent fat necrosis consistent...
 Asked: 11/22/2017 That type of treatment do you recommend after benign biopsy results of Birad 4 microcalcification? Do you recommend lumpectomy or mastectomy to prevent...
 Asked: 11/13/2017 what is the meaning of multiple bilateral breast solid lesions, one is suspicious showed curve 3 , bio rads 4 , what''s the possibility to be cancer.?
 Asked: 11/13/2017 A breast biopsy was done on what appeared to be calcification.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 I have a suspicious cluster behind left nipple and 2 on outer quadrant of right breast so I i now have to have 3 biopsies.
 Asked: 11/10/2017 Biopsy was performed and primary doctor called to say it was abnormal need to find an oncologist.
 Asked: 11/8/2017 sections shows fibroadipose tissue with benign acini & ducts.
 Asked: 11/7/2017 1. Can a single core biopsy be enough for one pathologist to read and diagnose from? 2.
 Asked: 11/6/2017 I am a 43 yr old with very dense and fibrocystic breast.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 SUSPICIOUS OF MALIGNANCY - BIRAD 4 The new clustered heterogeneous calcifications in the right breast are suspicious of malignancy.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 I recently had a 3D ultrasound completed, below are the findings.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Received a call back on my regular screening mammogram.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 Hi! I got my biopsy results back and all is benign.
 Asked: 10/30/2017 I was called back for a second mammogram after my current one was compared with previous years and there was a change.
 Asked: 10/29/2017 Can a cyst be the cause of architectural distortioin seen on both screening and follow up mammogram? I am confused because the report said...
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Is architectural distortion without mass more likely to be benign? What kind if biopsy is done if any? I have a 3cm area of distortion no mass.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 HI, I had . a vacuum biopsy on Monday and the results are Bi-Rads4-Suspicious.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Would you recommend a biopsy (and if so what kind) for an area of AD that persists on both screening and diagnostic mammo? Area is...
 Asked: 10/26/2017 What percentage of biopsies for microcalcifications are benign?
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Thank you for the response below: I have contacted Dr.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 1. What color is cancer breast tissue if cancer is present? (Black, like bread mold?).
 Asked: 10/23/2017 The radiologist informed me that she does not think biopsy of the area of architectural distortion of my breast is needed, stating that it is...
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Had biopsy and dr did not like the way my ultrasound looked did biopsy then 3d mammogram.
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Will the person doin my guided core biopsy know at that time if it''s cancer .
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Will the person doin my guided core biopsy know at that time if it''s cancer .
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Mammogram says left breast found calcifications in a grouped distribution at 2 o''clock, 9cm away from the nipple.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Just had stereotactic biopsy yesterday, 10-18-17. Have to wait till Tuesday 10-24 for results as they won''t give over phone and I''m out of town till then.

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