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 Asked: 8/14/2018 My wife has a biopsy scheduled for this Wednesday.
 Asked: 8/14/2018 Breast biopsy for 7mm nodule ordered.
 Asked: 8/13/2018 I had a breast biopsy that was called benign but I need to get an excision done as they weren’t sure if it is a...
 Asked: 8/9/2018 8 years ago, I had a biopsy done for calcification that came back benign.
 Asked: 8/6/2018 what is a bilobed nodule (2 x .7 x 1.8cm)?
 Asked: 8/2/2018 Hi Doctor , Please find below result of an Ultrasound done for my wife .
 Asked: 8/2/2018 What does "showing focal tubule formation"(core biopsy pathology report) mean? Is it good or bad? Thank you..
 Asked: 7/30/2018 I had a mammogram last week (first one in 3 years).
 Asked: 7/27/2018 I had stereostatic breast biopsy. Awaiting results.
 Asked: 7/27/2018 I had a biopsy and the diagnosis is Right breast, core needle biopsy: - Ductal carcinoma in situ, high grade, with comedo necrosis and calcifications. The microscopic...
 Asked: 7/24/2018 Hello, I had a breast biopsy done a few weeks ago and they called me the next week and said they didn''t think they hit...
 Asked: 7/5/2018 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy 8 months ago.
 Asked: 6/25/2018 I had a core biopsy in my right breast 15 years, benign results.
 Asked: 6/20/2018 In late March I had a MRI guided core biopsy on right breast.
 Asked: 6/19/2018 Thank you for this service, it is very helpful.
 Asked: 6/15/2018 How much tissue is removed by a US guided core biopsy? My mom had a 8mm mass that contained both DCIS & IDC.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 I am 46 years old. Have not gone through menopause yet.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 I was diagnosed with multifocal invasive lobular carcinoma and recently had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 I am a 66 year old female.
 Asked: 6/5/2018 A few weeks ago, I had a core biopsy that showed "a tiny focus of atypical ductal hyperplasia" and "LCIS present at the biopsy edge of the specimen.
 Asked: 6/4/2018 My mom got a MRI guided biopsy this morning for a 5mm oval, circumscribed mass.
 Asked: 6/4/2018 Please help interpret this MRI report. There is an oval, circumscribed, homogenously enhancing 5mm mass with associated STIR hyperintensity and below-threshold enhancement for kinetic analysis
 Asked: 5/30/2018 Surgical Pathology - Final Diagnosis Left breast 7.0 mm nodule at 12 o''clock.
 Asked: 5/30/2018 My mom got an ultrasound and they found a mass in her left breast.
 Asked: 5/30/2018 I obtained the results of my biopsy which stated that the Microcalcification are "probably" benign and to check back in 6 months.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 I have had the biopsy, I am sick with worry, any comments? Confirmation of indeterminate grouping of microcalcifications middle third left upper inner quadrant increasing over time
 Asked: 5/25/2018 I have just came from a Diagnostic mammogram.
 Asked: 5/22/2018 Just got my biopsy result for 5mm lesion in left breast: MALIGNANT (INVASIVE DUCTAL CARCINOMA, MODERATELY DIFFERENTIATED.
 Asked: 5/21/2018 I had a core needle biopsy in March and got the pathology report in April 5.
 Asked: 5/16/2018 61 years old, go for 2d/3d mammogram and ultrasound every year.
 Asked: 5/16/2018 I have a shadow on my right breast.
 Asked: 5/15/2018 I had two new areas of microcalcifications in my left outer upper quadrant so they did a core biopsy.
 Asked: 5/15/2018 I am writing for my daughter who had a lump biopsied two years ago.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 Excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 5/8/2018 pathology report indicates ductal carcinoma in situ, high grade.
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Hi. On 4/25/2018, I live in Las Vegas, NV and had a stereotactic biopsy for a slightly pleomorphic, cluster of microcalcifications in the upper outer quadrant of my right breast.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 My sister has saline breast implants and has routine breast US done q6months.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 I''m 26 have a strong family history of cance, all on my mother''s side.
 Asked: 5/3/2018 My 30 year old daughter had a breadt biopsy performed a week and a half ago.
 Asked: 4/26/2018 Hello I was just waiting some advice on whether these results are benign as my does can''t see me for 6 weeks the biopsy results say ....
 Asked: 4/25/2018 I had a core biopsy for firm palpable lump.
 Asked: 4/24/2018 I am scheduled to have a vacuum assisted biopsy on 3rd May.
 Asked: 4/20/2018 Recently had first mammogram at age 46.
 Asked: 4/17/2018 I had open heart surgery for a congenital valve defect almost one year ago, now have left breast ca.
 Asked: 4/17/2018 I am worried about the kI-67 at 60% produced on my biopsy tissue.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I am 69 years old, 50% Ashkenazi, and had a 1/2 sister who had breast cancer in her late seventies.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I am 72 years old. Two years ago I had DCIS, two areas in the same quandrant.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 Thank you for answering back on the question regarding shooting pain in breast after biopsy.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 I had done 2 mammography testings and 1 USG and 1 MRI.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 I need to know if these symptoms are common after a biopsy.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 I had done 2 mammography testings and 1 USG and 1 MRI.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Types of biopsies and necessity of mammogram after a biopsy.. (I''m 41 and had my first mammo which was 3D in Sept.
 Asked: 4/5/2018 Should the cysts that are showing apocrine metaplasia be removed? I am being told not to worry by one dr and to consider removing them by another.
 Asked: 4/5/2018 Ive been diagnose B5b malignant Invasive ductal carcinoma NOS Nothinghams histological grade 2 score7/9 No lymphovascular invasion. What does it means and what are the treatment that i can...
 Asked: 4/5/2018 I had a biopsy done on Friday of left breast and the final diagnosis was: Benign breast tissue with fibrocystic changes including apocrine metaplasia, stromal fibrosis,...
 Asked: 4/4/2018 I am a triple negative breast cancer survivor of two years.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 9 months ago I had a vacuum assisted stereoscopic breast biopsy for a cluster of microcalcification.
 Asked: 3/27/2018 I had mass on my right breast 5 years ago and a biopsy done, it came back benign, now I have another on in a different spot..
 Asked: 3/26/2018 I recently went to have a physical, but bevause my sister had breast cancer at age 30, the Dr told me at 34 I was due to have a mammogram.
 Asked: 3/22/2018 I’ve been in a continuing saga regarding my L breast.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I had a stereotactic biopsy today. The radiologist took 2 tissue samples but was not able to get any of the calcification in my right breast.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I recently diagnosed with Rad 5 and my primary doctor asked for breat biopsy but I read an article The result of the study...
 Asked: 3/14/2018 Can needle biopsy pose a risk of spreading cancer cells?
 Asked: 3/12/2018 Recent mammogram said there were "clustered pleomorphic microcalcifications", but did not comment on architectural distortion, and did not see a mass.
 Asked: 3/12/2018 I have been watching and waiting (instead of the recommended excisional biopsy)on an area of architectural distortion that was stereo biopsied and came back as...
 Asked: 3/8/2018 Goodmorning, I had a breast biopsy done several months ago, that was on the chest wall, it was a fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 3/6/2018 I had a mammogram 2/8/2017 that was normal with a Bi-Rad of 1.  This year, I had a mammogram on 2/14/18 and I received a call...
 Asked: 3/6/2018 I just received my biopsy report it says tumor grade(invasive): Low grade 4/9(MBR score of 3-9/9). 2/3 Tubules. 1/3 Nuclear Grade. 1/3 Mitosis
 Asked: 3/2/2018 Is “benign breast tissue” a sufficient diagnosis for core needle biopsy of 2.5 cm breast nodule? Or should it specify what type of benign breast tissue...
 Asked: 3/2/2018 biopsy result is benign fibroepithelial lesion with focal apocrine changes.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 As a follow up to my first question.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 so my biopsy report reads: benign breast tissue with fibrocystic change comprised of adenosis, apocrine metaplasial/hyperplasia and stromal fibrosis.
 Asked: 2/26/2018 What’s the difference between proliferative fibrocystic changes and nonproliferative fibrocystic changes? I have one in one breast and the other..
 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?

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