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 Asked: 7/31/2014 I have to have a stereotactic biopsy of both breasts for microcalsifications.
 Asked: 7/31/2014 3T MRI guided biopsy -what Hopkins locations are able to do this? Thanks.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 3T for MRI guided breast biopsy - does Hopkins have one and at what location(s)? OR does Hopkins only have a 1.5T set up...
 Asked: 7/30/2014 I am 60 years old and was recently called back for a second mammogram, first time.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 I had a breast biopsy with needle localization 10 wks ago.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 I had stereotactic biopsy on 6/25 for microcalcifications and the results were benign.
 Asked: 7/26/2014 I had my biopsy today 7/25/14 for micro calcifications in left breast and the doctor said he removed all the calcifications.
 Asked: 7/26/2014 hello. I had a mammogram that showed clustered microcalcifications on right breast..Birad 4A.
 Asked: 7/24/2014 I had two biopsies within a month on the right breast in two different areas determined benign.
 Asked: 7/24/2014 I am the lady that wrote earlier today, the day of the biopsy is 7/25/14.
 Asked: 7/23/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy today of a small cluster of micro calcifications but the Dr said he could not get to take the...
 Asked: 7/22/2014 My biopsy results say "SEVERELY ATYPICAL DUCTAL HYPERPLASIA with focal necrosis, involving a sclerosing papilloma.
 Asked: 7/22/2014 I just had a Stereotactic breast biopsy and was told everything was "fine" and come back in 6 months.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 hello there! My MRI of breast without contrast showed there is bilateral retroareolar heterogeneous parenchyma.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 I just had my yearly mammogram which said i have benign calcifications in my left breast with "no mammography evidence of malignancy.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 002857725 MAMMO DIAG DDI UNI LT 77055 77055 ...
 Asked: 7/18/2014 Is there any significance to different percentages (ER+, PR+) on biopsies taken from tumor at diagnosis and from tumor at surgery? ER/ 99%, 96%.....PR/90%, 55%.
 Asked: 7/17/2014 To make a long story short, I was treated really horribly both by the outpatient hospital staff for my breast biopsy and by a particular...
 Asked: 7/16/2014 Hi I am 22 I had my daughter at age 17.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 Strong family hx of breast cancer...mother, aunts, grandmother.
 Asked: 7/13/2014 Had MRI with results: a 7.7 x 7.3 x 7.3 enhancing mass in central left breast at 2 o'' clock position anteriorly which has significant...
 Asked: 7/12/2014 Hypoechoic ill circumscribed mass with associated micro calcifications in left breast with slight posterior acoustic shadowing I had two core biopsies where they took eight...
 Asked: 7/12/2014 A well defined Hypoechoic lesion in right breast , taller than wider, BIRDAs IV A-was the radiology report.
 Asked: 7/12/2014 After mammography and ultrasound, radiologist said she is very concerned about my right breast.
 Asked: 7/11/2014 I had a mammogram this week, it''s showed some calcification in my left breast.
 Asked: 7/10/2014 Hi! I''m scheduled for an u/s guided core needle biopsy on the 15th for an 11mm multiseptated cystic mass in left breast.
 Asked: 7/9/2014 My stereotactic biopsy diagnosis says "high nuclear grade ductal carcinoma in situ with some cancerization of lobules patterns occasionally noted".
 Asked: 7/8/2014 I am having a stereotactic biopsy tomorrow.
 Asked: 7/1/2014 Hi. I had a guided stereotactic guided biopsy about 6 months ago (benign) And i just started experiencing shooting pains.
 Asked: 7/1/2014 I will get biopsy on Wednesday before my departure to Europe! I will receive results of biopsy in 10 days while in Europe.
 Asked: 6/29/2014 I went to baseline in the beginning of June, then was called back for diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 6/29/2014 I had an MRI that showed two "mass like enhancements" with "mixed kinetic results", as well as "prominent fluid filled ducts in the infero-central...
 Asked: 6/29/2014 I was having a "routine" PET scan for a recurrent melanoma last fall.
 Asked: 6/28/2014 Can a core biopsy accurately detect LVI? In other words, if my core biopsy pathology report doesn''t mention LVI what are the chances...
 Asked: 6/27/2014 Hi I had my Biopsy yesterday, for classifications on my right breast at 3 o clock.
 Asked: 6/23/2014 Hi, I had my first mammo at 30 years old due to a suspected lump and strong family history of BA on my father''s side of the family.
 Asked: 6/23/2014 I had a core needle biopsy on 4/9/14, pathology report was non-cancerous, but still recommended removal of lump (large lump under right nipple).
 Asked: 6/22/2014 My Last 14 yrs mammo are normal.
 Asked: 6/22/2014 Please explain these results and what kind of time frame do I have to make my decisions: Sections are remarkable for scattered foci of flat...
 Asked: 6/22/2014 Cluster of cysts/ focus of fibrocystic change at the 6 o''clock position in the right breast measuring up to 8mm in diameter.
 Asked: 6/22/2014 Hi, I a 48 yr old.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 Hi, I have been told by the doctor after a mammogram that I have calcification in my right breast.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 I''m scheduled for a biopsy next week.
 Asked: 6/19/2014 38- had baseline mam 6 months ago.
 Asked: 6/17/2014 Description: Bilateral mammogran and right breast, cluster of microcalcifications at deep medial, the dotcor did a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 Clinical exam reveals two palpable lumps. As neither showed on mammo, ultrasound and mri with and without contrast, dr wants to do a surgical biopsy, since he can''t do a needle biopsy on something he can''t see.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 Hadnt had mammo since 2009. History of fibroadenomas.
 Asked: 6/15/2014 My mammogram showed "tightly clustered pleomorphic calcifications in the medial right breast have not changed significantly from the 2013 study ...
 Asked: 6/14/2014 My maternal grandmother had ovarian cancer and now I have to have biopsy on my left breast because they have said I have a cluster...
 Asked: 6/13/2014 I had a follow up mammogram yesterday, June 12, 2014 because of a cluster of pleomorphic calcifications seen in the outer upper mid left breast.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 I have a friend who has 5 areas of calcifications in her breasts.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 I am 46 and a recent mammogram showed a few micro calcifications, nothing else.
 Asked: 6/11/2014 what does calcifications that are fine pleomorhpic but not linear or branching or clustered mean? Also in another area there is subtle tissue distortion with...
 Asked: 6/11/2014 Get my results 17th June so fingers crossed.
 Asked: 6/11/2014 I had a mammogram on 20th of may to find a cluster 3mm in size of microcalcifications and went for myvvacuum biopsy on 9th June...
 Asked: 6/10/2014 I just had a mammogram where 2 pics were taken of my right and 11 pics of my left for diagnostic purposes.
 Asked: 6/10/2014 My Second question - sorry - but you really calmed my nerves last time! I had a diagnostic mammogram yesterday and the 9-10mm new...
 Asked: 6/10/2014 I had Mammo done it showed multi cysts, they hurt I know what I feel however they say they should not hurt and that it actually inhance your size.
 Asked: 6/8/2014 Well, I have been on here several times before, starting with a probably benign lump, that has since been diagnosed with T-2 Stage 2-a, prior...
 Asked: 6/8/2014 I had a mammogram on 6/6/14. It showed some calcifications.
 Asked: 6/6/2014 Today my radiologist called with results of my stereotactic biopsy of calcified tissue found on annual 3D mammogram.
 Asked: 6/6/2014 Under mammographic guidance, cluster of microcalifications near the 6 o''clock on outside mammograms dated ---- were biopsied.
 Asked: 6/6/2014 After my biopsy, I was told I have IDC.
 Asked: 6/6/2014 My mother''s breast biopsy pathology report says she has invasive ductal carcinoma of type "Ductal with Mucinous Features" and histologic grade (Scharff-Richardson) 1/3 with Nuclear...
 Asked: 6/6/2014 Hello I had a lump in my breast I found months ago they diagnosed a fibroadenoma back in 6 mos when I came back it...
 Asked: 6/4/2014 Three years ago I had breast cancer screening with mammograms and four biopsies on an area of concern which were benign possible fatty tissue and...
 Asked: 6/3/2014 I had excisional wire-guided biopsy 3 months ago.
 Asked: 6/3/2014 Can you tell me what this mean in non-medical terms, and I am wondering would you do another biopsy, MRI, what? Also a stupid question,...
 Asked: 6/3/2014 I will be starting taxol and herceptin this coming week.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 Is fine needle aspiration appropriate for micro calcifications?
 Asked: 6/2/2014 What is (or is there?) a "normal" level of micro calcification (L.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 We found out yesterday that my mom has an infiltrating duct carcinoma with medullary features, also triple negative type.
 Asked: 5/30/2014 i had a breast lump surgery the biopsy says "breat tissue with fibrocystic change of proliferative type with a focus of sclerosing adenosis" what does this...
 Asked: 5/30/2014 I had an excisional biopsy a year ago for a benign fibranoema.I had a bad haetoma and swelling and bruising that took months to clear up.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 Your opinion on biopsy results? Breast parenchyma with florid ductal hyperplasia of the usual, columnar cell hyperplasia, & non proliferative fibrocystic changes assoc with microcalcs
 Asked: 5/29/2014 Dear JHU, thank you again for this tremendous resource. I am 50 years old, healthy, athletic, recently diagnosed w/ stage 0 noninvasive DCIS in (R) breast
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I have DCIS (grade 3) and am having a bilateral MRI to make sure there is no invasive cancer in either breast before scheduling lumpectomy.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 I am a 36 yo female. I had a diagnostic mammogram that showed micro calcifications at 1 o clock on the right breast.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 My core biopsy diagnosis with a fibroadinoma with cellular stroma a benign phyllodes tumer need to know what does it mean .
 Asked: 5/27/2014 I had a breast MRI 5 months ago.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 I was diagnosed with DCIS after a US-guided core biopsy.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 I had a stereotactic needle biopsy performed almost 3 weeks ago.
 Asked: 5/26/2014 I am 6 months post excisional biopsy right above the areola.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 Is a benign biopsy result worth a second opinion? I had a cluster of microcalcifications on the mammogram, an ill-defined hypoechogenic mass with calcifications on the...
 Asked: 5/23/2014 Why do I have pain and swelling in the right breast where they put a marker at .
 Asked: 5/22/2014 I have a reading of a bi rad 4B Impression pleomorphic in left posterior breast require biopsy I am 67 yrs and it scares...
 Asked: 5/21/2014 My grandmother & mom both had breast ca.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I have noted that the contour of my right breast is kind of pushed in.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 Hi this is my report.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I have a fairly significant hematoma after stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 Had an Excisional Biopsy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 I am 39, recently diagnosed with stage 2 ER+ and HER2+ breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 I had a Biopsy almost 2 weeks ago and now my nipple hurts really bad.
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I am a 55 year old Caucasian female, surgically post-menopausal since age 42 (Endometriosis.) I have never been on HRT (only vaginal Estrace.) Onset...
 Asked: 5/17/2014 A 5mm nodule was seen on my annual MRI following triple negative bc in the other breast.
 Asked: 5/16/2014 My tumor was 5mm and is ER-PR-HER+.
 Asked: 5/14/2014 My tumor was 5mm and is ER-PR-HER+.
 Asked: 5/14/2014 Ultrasound after mamo yest showed 2 areas of microcalcifications.

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