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 Asked: 10/25/2016 Hello, I had a suspicious U/S 5mm hypoechoic, vertically oriented, irregular nodule (BIRAD 4A), then had a Fine Needle which showed cellular atypia - scattered...
 Asked: 10/22/2016 Lillie, Thank you. You are giving me peace in this process.
 Asked: 10/21/2016 Hi. Thank you so much for answering my questions.
 Asked: 10/21/2016 Please help me. I had a fine needle aspiration biopsy done last week and received the results today.
 Asked: 10/18/2016 Hi you have been very helpful and reassuring both in response to my direct questions and I have read through many other responses you have...
 Asked: 10/18/2016 Had a suspicious thickening blind biopsied via FNA Last week that didn''t show up on imaging - ultrasound or mammogram.
 Asked: 10/18/2016 what is the rationale for a 6 month follow up mammogram after a benign breast biopsy?
 Asked: 10/17/2016 I had US guided biopsy. After the procedure I had a mammogram to check the placement of clip.
 Asked: 10/17/2016 I was just Diagnosed with Pappilloma A-typical from a Biopsy.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 Clip placed during US biopsy did not match mammogram.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 I had a biopsy and they say that I have 10mm calcification in my breast, the Dr call,s it DCIS should I have it removed thru surgery, ? .
 Asked: 10/16/2016 If they put a clip in during a core biopsy does that mean they are pretty sure I will need surgery? They said my BIRAD4 was ''iffy''..
 Asked: 10/15/2016 Is it possible a needle biopsy under the left nipple in 10/2015 create microcalcification close to this same sight as found on 10/206 mammo?
 Asked: 10/14/2016 Hello Following up on the testing question from 9/29.
 Asked: 10/14/2016 I had a needle biopsy including 5 sample punches, inconclusive.
 Asked: 10/13/2016 Is 2mm growth of a cyst inside my right breast significant enough to warrant a biopsy and clip put in? My breasts are very large and dense.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 I had a benign biopsy of my left breast 10 years ago with continuing burning pain which got better enough after removal of the titanium...
 Asked: 10/11/2016 What does a Birad score of 4 mean? Was diagnosed with atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 I have calcification on my right breast and it grew 1mm in 6 months.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 just had FNA byopsi. results- amorphous debris and foamy histlocytes for one breast apocrine cell cluster and amorphous debris foamy and erythrophagocitic histlocytae should I be concerned?
 Asked: 10/6/2016 Last year this time I had gone in for a surgical excision of a papilloma and it was benign.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 a bulging lump was on my breast, a scan showed it wasnt benign or malignant, i did and excisional biopsy, which stated: Macro: received two...
 Asked: 10/3/2016 Results of my biopsy is as follows: H and E stained sections demonstrate cores of benign fibrofatty breast parenchyma containing pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia, papillary apocrine metaplasia,...
 Asked: 10/3/2016 A year ago I had a stereotactic biopsy followed by an excisional biopsy for flat epithelial atypia.
 Asked: 10/3/2016 what are the best ways to get rid of cancer cells?
 Asked: 10/3/2016 Had a lumpectomy 3 years ago due to atypical hyperplasia.
 Asked: 10/2/2016 Can snake grass rid of all cancer cells?
 Asked: 10/2/2016 thank you for just answering my question about biopsy done on 9/22 and no phone call from my doctor yet, I called just now and...
 Asked: 10/1/2016 I had a breast biopsy on Thursday 9/22 "ultrasound breast biopsy core of the right breast" this was determined as a recomendation from the results...
 Asked: 10/1/2016 What is Grade 2 to 3 micropapillary carcinoma confirmed.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 On the magnification views there are indeterminate grouped calcifications in the right upper outer breast.
 Asked: 9/29/2016 I recently had a breast biopsy (mammatone) The results are indeterminate.
 Asked: 9/29/2016 Hi Checking to get your thoughts on whether the course of testing makes sense to you.
 Asked: 9/27/2016 Hello, thank you for your respond. Today they called me from the hospital and told me the result of the biopsy was negative. Please send me the...
 Asked: 9/27/2016 Had a 3d mammogram. Was call back for "a group of micro calcifications in outer quadrant of right breast.
 Asked: 9/27/2016 I have a clip from a previous biopsy.
 Asked: 9/25/2016 Sorry I sent you early email with not enough information. I''m 64 years female and my mammogram report says: indeterminate group of heterogeneous calcifications within upper...
 Asked: 9/25/2016 I had core needle biopsy on Friday for 3 mm Heterogenous calcification, I''m worriy about the result, do you thing it''s cancer. Thank you.
 Asked: 9/24/2016 Would pain in breast and macrocalcification require sterotactic biopsy?
 Asked: 9/22/2016 I had a breast biopsy done Friday, 9/16/16.
 Asked: 9/22/2016 I got this repost on my mammogram and ultrasound...what are the probability that I have cancer.
 Asked: 9/21/2016 Please explain the following biopsy results: benign fibrocystic changes, sclerosing adenosis, cyst and benign calcifications.
 Asked: 9/21/2016 I am 56 years old, was diagnosed with DCIS 12/2/15 right breast, had lumpectomy 1/8/2016, all margins came back clear, 3 lymph nodes were removed...
 Asked: 9/21/2016 What is tye best way to send my pathology slides to Johns Hopkins for a second opinion after my breast biopsy? .
 Asked: 9/18/2016 Had a recent stereotactic biopsy which came out benign.
 Asked: 9/18/2016 Had 8 gauge stereostatic core biopsy to remove punctuate round microcalcifications...
 Asked: 9/17/2016 I am about 30 days out from an excisional biopsy on my right breast.
 Asked: 9/17/2016 I just found out the results of my MRI findings: there is asymmetric fibroglandular tissue in the deep outer midportion of the right breast.
 Asked: 9/16/2016 64 years old. I have been diagnosed with DCIS in 2012.
 Asked: 9/16/2016 i had a breast ultrasound 3 months ago results are normal .is this enough for breast screening?
 Asked: 9/16/2016 Daughter age 40 and Type I diabetic in good glucouse control, had mammo recall for clustered microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/15/2016 Does the diagnosis match the microscopic evaluation?? Seems benign?? DIAGNOSIS Breast, left, stereotactic core biopsy, 0200: Benign breast parenchyma with fibroadenomatoid changes and calcifications
 Asked: 9/14/2016 Had first mammogram shortly after 40th call back for diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound for grouped microcalcifications in both breasts
 Asked: 9/13/2016 I had a sterio tactic biopsy yesterday 9/12/16 which results were benign now they want me to have surgery to remove what they didn''t get.
 Asked: 9/12/2016 I have a 3 cm (cluster) micro calcification and scheduled for a breast biopsy surgery.
 Asked: 9/12/2016 I just got your response to my question: What does BIRAD 4C mean? You responded with " that there is an 805 probability of breast cancer".
 Asked: 9/12/2016 What does BIRAD4C mean?
 Asked: 9/11/2016 Had a core biopsie done 3wks ago.
 Asked: 9/9/2016 Had stereotactic biopsy today on Left breast which also had 3 previous biopsies and a cyst aspiration.
 Asked: 9/8/2016 i am 57 year old and i have hypeerechogenic round mass with indistinct border mass containing microcalcificationat at 3 o clock of the left breast...
 Asked: 9/7/2016 Had biopsy on right breast 8 days ago for calcification changes, called doctor to see if results were in.
 Asked: 9/6/2016 June 23 Core needle biopsy showed DCIS high grade.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 Had a script for CNB which I had done on Thursday due to new microcalcification clusters amorphous 2.2 cm.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 I had a stereotactic biopsy two months ago (June 13) for suspicious microcalcifications and they found PASH.
 Asked: 9/2/2016 I am scheduled for a core biopsy on a mass that I have felt and was unchanged for many years.This was my first mammography (...
 Asked: 9/1/2016 I had an excisional breast biopsy done for ADH on July 29th.
 Asked: 8/31/2016 Had biopsy us guided doctor doesn''t think he went deep enough although it was much smaller on mammogram afterwards should I have another or...
 Asked: 8/31/2016 Hello! I have 10x10x10 mm area of heterogeneous calcifications at 12 o clock on my left breast and my radiologist said she isn''t very worried but...
 Asked: 8/31/2016 stereotactic breast biopsy done for microscopic calcification came back normal except for radial scar.
 Asked: 8/30/2016 After a routine mammogram revealed a cluster of calcifications, I am awaiting a Stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 8/27/2016 I was just scheduled for a stereotactic core biopsy yesterday after a diagnostic mammogram showed a small cluster of microcalcifications in the top part of...
 Asked: 8/25/2016 Had stereotactic biopsies yesterday in both breasts due to microcalcifications.
 Asked: 8/25/2016 I am a 66 year old just had diagnostic 3 d mam I and need.
 Asked: 8/22/2016 A chip was placed in my breast after biopsy.
 Asked: 8/22/2016 Having a CNB for architectural distortion in the central right breast.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 What percentage of breast microsclaifications are cancer?
 Asked: 8/17/2016 I had a breast biopsy 2 weeks ago and I''m breastfeeding.
 Asked: 8/16/2016 What are the risks of stereotactic breast biopsies? Do the machines ever malfunction leading to say perforated lung,internal bleeding, or major complications? Thanks
 Asked: 8/13/2016 I just had a "Prophylactic" mastectomy last month.
 Asked: 8/12/2016 I got surgery to remove a decent size phyllodes tumor at the age of 22.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 I underwent a biopsy for microcalcifications clusters and had two wide excisions on the same breast this past March.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 Good morning, I received my breast biopsy report which showed focal stromal elastosis and sclerosing, suggestive of a radial scar, along with other benign findinbs...
 Asked: 8/8/2016 My report said: 5 mm area of heterogeneous calcifications in left breast 11 cm from nipple.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 I have had 3 excisional biopsies for papillomatosis, 2 since 11/15.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 If it is would you recommend a double mastectomy so that they both look the same?
 Asked: 8/4/2016 I am 52 and and 9 years ago I was diagnosed with DCIS stage 0 breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/4/2016 I had 3 MRI guided biopsies on Tuesday.
 Asked: 8/3/2016 I am schedule to have a stereo vacuum assisted biopsy on August 10th for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 8/1/2016 Just turned 40, this was my first mammy, with 3D. BREAST PARENCHYMAL PATTERN: (Type III) The breast tissue is heterogeneously dense, which could obscure detection of...
 Asked: 8/1/2016 Found on my mammogram: "Cluster of microcalcifications in the upper central left breast which show heterogeneous morphology and no evidence of layering." What exactly does...
 Asked: 8/1/2016 I had a breast biopsy, marker was placed.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 48 yrs old, had core needle biopsy but couldn''t get tissue from the actual spot of concern.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 I had a ultra sound and found 20mm span of right breast calcification.
 Asked: 7/29/2016 Hi. I am 43 with dense breasts.
 Asked: 7/28/2016 What are focal calcifications? .
 Asked: 7/28/2016 My core needle biopsy showed HER2 positive, but the pathology report from the lumpectomy shows HER2 negative (FISH in both cases).
 Asked: 7/28/2016 is that ture that stereotactic biopsy occasionally implant (seeding) cancer in the needle tract?
 Asked: 7/27/2016 I am scheduled for for stereotactic biopsy of a BI-RADS 4C Cluster.
 Asked: 7/27/2016 gross description breast left with calcifications 2.8 cm length x 0.3 cm in diameter and breast left without calcifications fragments from 0.2 to 4.6 cm...
 Asked: 7/25/2016 I had 2 mammograms of breast they found microcalicification and then did a sterostatic biopsy, received results today saying benign.

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