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 Asked: 1/31/2015 I had a stereotactic core needle biopsy done recently because of calcifications that appeared in my mammogram.
 Asked: 1/30/2015 I had a mammogram done in June of 2014, needed to go for more views and ultrasound in July 2014 .
 Asked: 1/29/2015 I had two stereotactic biopsies one week apart because the first one went wrong.
 Asked: 1/28/2015 I had an ultrasound guided breast biopsy on Monday...tomorrow I have a post biopsy mammogram scheduled.
 Asked: 1/27/2015 My mammogram showed a 1/2 inch abnormality that disappears on ultrasound.
 Asked: 1/27/2015 Thank you for this service. 68 yr old female...mother died of breast/bone cancer at 56.
 Asked: 1/27/2015 I had a dx mammo on l breast with resulting pleomorphic calcifications in the upper right quadrant, close to lymph, RADS4.
 Asked: 1/27/2015 Hello i did my mammogram and they found microcalcifications we did a core needle biobsy guided by a mammogram .
 Asked: 1/27/2015 I have a 7mm painful breast lump (noticed about a month ago) closer to my armpit than center of my breast.
 Asked: 1/26/2015 I am a 47 year old woman, only history of BC is my grandmother at age 75.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 I am a 68 year old female.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Clustered area of microcalcifications with more formed in the cluster since last mammogram.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 My core biopsy report reads: "left breast, invasive carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 My doctors told me today thaty biopsy shows suspicion of cancer and they already referred me to a surgeon.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 Two related questions, as much technical as personal: 1.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I was recently scheduled for an ultrasound guided, core needle breast biopsy due to a "suspicious finding." I have read that the core needle biopsy...
 Asked: 1/18/2015 I am 53 and have had yearly mammograms since 38,when my 40yo sister was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer (she''s fine) this year I...
 Asked: 1/18/2015 Thank you for answering my questions re cores and also axillary gland area.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 I am over 70 years of age,Had a complete hysterectomy 11/09 for very early stage uterine cancer.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 Oct. mammogram showed clustered calcifications in right breast.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 Currently 34yo. In 2009 had a lump.
 Asked: 1/16/2015 Diagnosed with tumor grade 3 infiltrating ducal carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/16/2015 One.month after excisional biopsy, my breast still sore and had a hard, swollen golf ball size lump where the surgery was.
 Asked: 1/12/2015 I had a Stereotactic biopsy done in June, follow up mammograms in September and January.
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Due to "clustered microcalcifications seen in the upper-outer quadrant of the right breast" a follow-up mammogram was obtained which showed "a cluster of microcalcifications
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Picked up my U/S findings, I know I am getting biopsied but would like to know what my finding mean.
 Asked: 1/11/2015 Where is 12:30 left anterior upper outer quadrant on my left breast? Is this deep in the breast or more near the surface? ...
 Asked: 1/11/2015 BIRADS 3 but sending me for a biopsy?! Here is the rundown: I went for a mammogram, then they sent me for a magnified mammogram.
 Asked: 1/10/2015 I''m 32 and I have a hypoechoic lesion at 9 o''clock on my right breast that has been followed by 6 month ultrasounds for a year and a half.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 ultrasound view was a microlobulated, taller than wide, irregular borders breast mass.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 In May, I had core needle biopsy for a 4x5x6 mm lesion that was confirmed to be a fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 1/6/2015 I had a biopsy on a lump in my left breast 7 months ago.
 Asked: 1/6/2015 hi I had asked a question on 12/19/14 and was going to have biopsy but they cant cause its to close to chest wall so...
 Asked: 1/6/2015 I had a core biopsy of both breasts in 2006 and diagnosis was LCIS.
 Asked: 1/5/2015 I had a bilateral breast reduction two years ago and the subsequent biopsy showed ALH in my left breast.
 Asked: 1/5/2015 I had discharge for 2 months and went to dr for checkup.
 Asked: 1/5/2015 Hello I was referred by my doctor as I noticed my nipple was different itchy different shape.
 Asked: 1/4/2015 Is it possible to have irreversible nerve damage from a core needle biopsy? I was told that the burning sensation would definitely go away after...
 Asked: 1/2/2015 Hello. My family has a long history with cancer.
 Asked: 1/2/2015 My wife had a mammogram and they found a Pleomorphic Calcifications on the Mammogram.
 Asked: 1/1/2015 Hi, I am 52 years old and had a mammogram and subsequent core need biopsy.
 Asked: 12/31/2014 I am 48. My mother had breast cancer and died from metastatic disease related to that.
 Asked: 12/31/2014 last week had a needle biopsy..Dr called today and left message that test results were inconclusive...
 Asked: 12/30/2014 I had an excision all wire guided biopsy done on 12/19/14, it was for a cluster of fine pleomorphic calcifictions.
 Asked: 12/26/2014 My last round of chemo for stage 2B breast cancer is 31 December.
 Asked: 12/22/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy done on 11/28/14 for micro calcification.
 Asked: 12/22/2014 I have been diagnosed today as having PASH with usual dictal hyperplasia.(MRI biopsy) With a strong family history (mom and sister)what is...
 Asked: 12/22/2014 I had a biopsy done on my left breast recently because a lump or some lumps were detected after a scan and I have been...
 Asked: 12/22/2014 I''m 42, adopted so I don''t know any history.
 Asked: 12/20/2014 I have a stereotactic biopsy scheduled for 1/2 on my right breast.
 Asked: 12/20/2014 I just had my 3rd biopsy (5 sites, both breasts) in 4 years due to suspicious microcalcifications, birad 4 every time.
 Asked: 12/19/2014 Hi I have a strong family history-a sister and mom with masectomies. I had an MRI guided biopsy last Dec., with negative findings, after a suspicious nodule...
 Asked: 12/18/2014 Hi there.
 Asked: 12/18/2014 Hi there. I had a core biopsy, and the results showed pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH), fibroadenomatous changes, mild usual ductal hyperplasia, fibrosis and cysts.
 Asked: 12/18/2014 In June I had a routine mammogram and my radiologist told me that something "jumped" out at her on the imaging.
 Asked: 12/17/2014 Super nervous 42 yr old here. I had a sterotactic biopsy done this morning.
 Asked: 12/17/2014 I have had two benign biopsy results from microcalcifications.
 Asked: 12/16/2014 I had a surgical biopsy in September for calcifications (so small the radiologist could hardly see them).
 Asked: 12/15/2014 Hi Iam 49 yrs old 4yrs ago I had 4 sterotctic core biopsies done at once they came back fine.last year ihad another one and...
 Asked: 12/15/2014 Who at JH has the most experience with vacuum assist biopsy for local recurence in axila 2014) after stage 3bc treatment ( rt.
 Asked: 12/14/2014 Two weeks ago I went for a mamo, they found a round spot, then performed an ultrasound.
 Asked: 12/14/2014 Hi , and thank you for providing this service ! 7 months ago I had a lumpectomy for intraductal papilloma , they also found ADH .
 Asked: 12/14/2014 I am having surgical biopsy in Jan.
 Asked: 12/12/2014 I had a mammogram come back with questionable clusters in right breast at 11 o''clock.
 Asked: 12/10/2014 I recently had a biopsy done on my right breast and the diagnosis came back -benign fibroadipose breast tissue with focal columnar cell change without...
 Asked: 12/10/2014 I have dense breast tissue and I had a breast biopsy aprox.
 Asked: 12/8/2014 Hi, My wife just discovered a lump.
 Asked: 12/6/2014 8 years ago I had a triple biopsy in the right breast with benign atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 12/5/2014 One pathology report indicates Er positive PR POSITIVE with a Magee score of 15.
 Asked: 12/3/2014 I had a diagnostic mammo last month, categorized as BI-RADS 4 Suspicious abnormality.
 Asked: 12/3/2014 Called back for diagnostic mammogram for 1cm non palable nodule in breast at 12oclock.
 Asked: 12/3/2014 what does all of this mean? Thank you! SPECIMEN: Breast aspirate FNA A) Right breast cyst superficial B) Right breast cyst SPECIMEN DESCRIPTION: A) Specimen labeled "FNA...
 Asked: 12/2/2014 I just had a follow up to my mammogram that was done on November 19th - this AM it was a diagnostic one.
 Asked: 12/2/2014 Does an MRI guided biopsy make any sense on a 6mm mass?
 Asked: 12/2/2014 I had a breast biopsy on Nov.
 Asked: 11/30/2014 Thank you in advance for this wonderful service.
 Asked: 11/30/2014 Is there an optimal time during menstrual cycle to have a mri guided core biopsy done ? Had previous mri with area of enhancement of...
 Asked: 11/29/2014 I had an ultrasound guided core needle breast biopsy in each breast.
 Asked: 11/28/2014 I had a mamogram in August 2014.
 Asked: 11/25/2014 Hello I had a small cluster of microcalification in right breast and was scheduled for the needle biopsy but they are so small they can''t...
 Asked: 11/25/2014 I am 62 and results of a recent stereotactic core biopsy "sclerosed papilloma with associated calcifications".
 Asked: 11/24/2014 Nodule with associated nipple discharge left breast at 2:00 position 18 months ago with negative biospy.
 Asked: 11/23/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy for microcalcifications in June.
 Asked: 11/22/2014 My mom has had abnormal mammograms in the past and has even had a biopsy (Needle & surgical) before.
 Asked: 11/22/2014 I had digital mammography that was inconclusive.
 Asked: 11/20/2014 Hi again, I asked what myy BIRADS score is...
 Asked: 11/20/2014 Hello All! I have "an irregular mass 2.1cm" BI RAD 5 highly suspected of malignancy - nothing else was found in the report of importance is...
 Asked: 11/20/2014 46 years old, no family history of breast CA.
 Asked: 11/20/2014 I was diagnosed with a ducktail carcinoma in Siri, high grade with necrosis and calcification a and apocrine features, slightly less than 0.7 in greatest...
 Asked: 11/19/2014 had stereotactic biopsy yesterday for microcalcifications found at vertical incision site from breast reduction 2 years earlier.
 Asked: 11/18/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy today and a marker was placed in my breast.
 Asked: 11/17/2014 Would you biopsy for flecks of calcification in someone with a family history of breast cancer?
 Asked: 11/17/2014 I had 2 breast biopsies 1 week ago.
 Asked: 11/17/2014 I have had previous mammograms. One in 2008 and one in 2011, both were found to be normal.
 Asked: 11/15/2014 When the pathologist removes a tumor does breast cancer (or cancer in general) have a smell? If so, what does it smell like?
 Asked: 11/15/2014 I had a breast biospy done last month.
 Asked: 11/15/2014 Hello I''m 36 years old.My breast were always lumpy but I did ultrasound 2.5 years ago due to more pain upper part of my right...
 Asked: 11/15/2014 I am 40 yrs old and my mammogram showed calcification on my right breast.
 Asked: 11/15/2014 6 months ago I went in for a diagnostic mammogram for a lump in my left breast which turned out to be nothing.

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