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 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...
 Asked: 11/27/2015 At my mammogram appointment, the radiologist noted that a few of the benign scattered calcifications that were present and noted on my previous mammograms for...
 Asked: 11/27/2015 Hi I am 45 .I had my first mammogram done last showed some calcification and the report said abnormal.Hence they wanted me to do...
 Asked: 11/26/2015 Good evening, I''m hoping you''ll be able to be of some guidance.
 Asked: 11/24/2015 Why do I still feel twinges and sharp pain a year after my breast biopsy?
 Asked: 11/21/2015 Hi I have increased calcification on my last mammogram it was like linear my last mamo was last year and it had some calcification...
 Asked: 11/21/2015 Are biopsies necessary with clustered micro calcifications?
 Asked: 11/21/2015 After being called back for more images I was told I need a Stereotactic Biopsy on right and left breasts for a cluster calcifications on...
 Asked: 11/21/2015 Do you always have a flollow up mammagram in 6months even if the biopsies results were normal.
 Asked: 11/20/2015 Is it normal to still have pain in the breast a year after a biopsy? I thought for sure that my papilloma (removed by the...
 Asked: 11/20/2015 How long do I have to have follow up mammagrams after two biopsies came back normal.
 Asked: 11/18/2015 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy which showed invasive lobular carcinoma 1mm microscopic focus with DCIS high grade on 8/13/15, had lumpectomy done on 10/6/15...
 Asked: 11/17/2015 Hi, my nipple inverted over the course of several weeks, then I felt a painful mass and there is thickened+itchy skin on my areola.
 Asked: 11/17/2015 I will be having a surgical breast biopsy Thursday.
 Asked: 11/17/2015 Several years ago I found a lump in my breast I was 38 at the time I went to my family physician and he...
 Asked: 11/14/2015 Does the MRI guided biopsy has to be done between the 7th and 10th day of the menstrual period? When I had my initial MRI screening,...
 Asked: 11/14/2015 Would you please explain in detail what happens during an excisional biopsy? I am going to have two.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 I had a breast biopsy and my radiologist said I had ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 It was determined today after diagnostic breast films, that I do have small calcifications in my right breast.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 do you do sedated core biopsies? I need 3.
 Asked: 11/13/2015 I don''t have a BI-RADS code on my mammogram.
 Asked: 11/13/2015 I had a mamogram and an ultrasound for a spot on my breast that wasn''t there on my previous mamogram.
 Asked: 11/12/2015 My radiologist has informed me that I need a biopsy for microcalcifications (BIRADS 4A).
 Asked: 11/12/2015 i had a lumpectomy for DCIS 1/2014 and finished radiation 6/2014, I am taking tamoxifen.
 Asked: 11/6/2015 Hello iv had a breast biopsy today and been told it is a 6mm shadow but they don''t think it is anything to worry about.
 Asked: 11/6/2015 Had a wire localization and excisional biopsy done on Tuesday for two areas of moderately suspicious micro calcifications was graded a Bi-Rads 4 in the...
 Asked: 11/4/2015 My wife had a biopsy and they saw calcification clusters and a nodule.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 I am diagnosed with dcis and scheduled for biopsy for two other suspicious areas from MRI findings.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 Why would I get this? Was it because the biopsy was done incorrectly? I had a lesion 12''0 clock and 3''0 clock on my breast...
 Asked: 11/1/2015 I got a MRI guided biopsy almost 3 weeks ago.
 Asked: 11/1/2015 I am seeing a breast surgeon on monday after my breast sonogram report came back with a 9mm hypoechoic mass with birad 4c signifanctly suspious...
 Asked: 10/30/2015 I had a core biopsy today on a suspected tiny papilloma (4mm) in a dilated duct.
 Asked: 10/30/2015 I had a mammogram in April 2015 that showed a cluster of calcifications.
 Asked: 10/29/2015 on vaccuum assisted core biopsy radial scar was confirmed with no atypia.
 Asked: 10/27/2015 I has a stereotactic biopsy almost 4 months ago.
 Asked: 10/27/2015 I had a stereo-biopsy in April of this year for microcalcifications that came back benign, I have a follow up diagnostic mammo this week, what...
 Asked: 10/25/2015 routine mammogram showed two new areas with clustered micro-calcifications,both groupings are indeterminate in apprearance Birads 4- suspicious no letter after the 4 ,went back...
 Asked: 10/25/2015 I had my first mammogram at age 44 in March, the same day as/after a normal clinical breast exam.
 Asked: 10/23/2015 Can a general surgeon perform a stereotactical biopsy? I had a mammogram and then ultrasound on left breast it was a category 4 but no letter by the 4.
 Asked: 10/23/2015 My recent Mammogram and ultrasound revealed a category 4 and I will get a stereotipical biopsy.
 Asked: 10/23/2015 I had a core biopsy on an ultrasound mass called BIRADS 4C as a ''irregular 1.5x0.8x1.2 hypoechoic mass at 12 o''clock 7cm from the nipple.''...
 Asked: 10/23/2015 I recently had a mammogram and ultrasound and will have a biopsy next week.
 Asked: 10/22/2015 I was told after mammogram I have clear liquid coming from one breast, which I knew, and new micro-calcifications , I have dense breasts.
 Asked: 10/22/2015 I have a cluster of microcalcifications that has gotten larger since last year, in one spot only (lower, outer area of left breast).
 Asked: 10/18/2015 I had a core needle biopsy on my right breast back in August.
 Asked: 10/18/2015 I had a stereotactic biopsy on Aug.
 Asked: 10/18/2015 I had a second diagnostic mammogram and the radiologist could not tell if the calcifications were cancerous.
 Asked: 10/17/2015 My BIRADS score is 4 and says suspicious abnormality on the report.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 I recently had a diagnostic mammogram and a breast ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 I had a vacuum assisted biopsy on my right and they could not complete my left as it was too close to my nipple.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 Is it appropriate / reasonable to explore bilateral breast MR Imaging instead of proceeding directly to SVAB? Looking at clinical studies in European Radiology...
 Asked: 10/15/2015 bi-rads 5 waiting for core biopsy on palpable mass on left (irregular, hypoechoic, spiculated), and stereotactic cored biopsy on right for heterogeneous indeterminate calcifications...
 Asked: 10/15/2015 I am 43 years old. I had a core needle biopsy with clip on sept 4th in my left breast.
 Asked: 10/14/2015 I had a mammogram today and three hours later they called that radiologist and my APN need to re-do the right breast, all she could...
 Asked: 10/14/2015 I recently had a Core biopsy done on my left breast for a solid nodule that was found on my breast sonogram.The results came back...
 Asked: 10/13/2015 if i had a benign breast biopsy why do i need a follow up in six months.
 Asked: 10/13/2015 had a core biopsy on right and biopsy for calcification of left what can I expect diagnois to be.
 Asked: 10/12/2015 I have read about the NPI (Nottingham Prognostic Indicator) for breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/9/2015 I had a sterotactic biopsy yesterday for a cluster of micro calcifications in my left breast.
 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?

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