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 Asked: 9/15/2014 on pathology results what is focal intraductal proliferation with severe cautery artefact?
 Asked: 9/13/2014 I forgot to ask my surgeon this question.
 Asked: 9/11/2014 I had a 9mm spot show up on my mammogram and on spot compression and ultrasound.
 Asked: 9/9/2014 Had mammogram and ultrasound. Due to changes from last year, Following an ultrasound, it was suggested I have biopsy.
 Asked: 9/8/2014 I am so upset! I had an excisional biopsy done at a renowned teaching hospital.
 Asked: 9/7/2014 Lumpectomy for stage 1 grade 1 breast cancer last year.
 Asked: 9/7/2014 I had a lumpectomy (right breast) back in April 2014.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 Is stage 1c breast cancer less treatable than 1b or 1c?
 Asked: 9/4/2014 Just got results from a 6 month follow up for right breast microcalcification. Findings: Right breast tissues are heterogeneously dense.No suspicious mass
 Asked: 9/4/2014 I have a "bilobed solid heterogeneous mass" (11mm x 4 x 11) at the 7:00 position of my R nipple birad 4 no letter category given.
 Asked: 9/3/2014 I had a mammogram and I was told that I had some calcification.
 Asked: 9/4/2014 Today I had an ultrasound guided biopsy of my left breast.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 I had two MRI guided breast biopsies done a week ago.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 Within the last year, I had my first mammogram, called back for more imaging, then had two biopsies done on my left breast (were beneign)...
 Asked: 8/30/2014 I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast cancer last year in my left breast.
 Asked: 8/29/2014 Had an MRI done last week.. Findings: left breast-no suspicious masses, no non mass enhancement.
 Asked: 8/27/2014 I have a suspicious for DCIS 5mm calcification in a left breast.
 Asked: 8/27/2014 I had a breast classification ,and asked me to do a biopsy ,the result was ok ,and ask me to follow up .
 Asked: 8/27/2014 Can a steriostatic biopsy be done without leaving a metal marker in breast.
 Asked: 8/26/2014 I am 32 and have a family hx of breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 Had a digital mammogram on 7/14/14 which showed 9 mm asymmetry on oblique view in inferior left breast at posterior depth.
 Asked: 8/21/2014 Lump and discharge from right breast turned out to be benign papilloma diagnosed through fine needle biopsy.
 Asked: 8/17/2014 I have been waiting 10 days to get biopsy results....why would it take so long ???
 Asked: 8/16/2014 Hi, I had an ultrasound and mammogram done.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I have extremely dense breast tissue and was called back after my screening mammo and US for a diagnostic mammo secondary to new micro...
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I had a sterotactic biopsy almost 11 weeks ago.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I will be 69 in 2 wks.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 I spoke with my surgeon after gall bladder surgery (4 week checkup) about changes in my breast since the surgery, slight inversion of nipple and...
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Had stereotactic biopsy done on the 12th for second time in 11 years.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Had A Ultrasound wire Core Biopsy done 5 months ago with removal of a 6mm mass that came back as ALH with surrounding Fibrocystic...
 Asked: 8/12/2014 I lost over 60lbs in five months my m.d.
 Asked: 8/11/2014 I realized after posting this question that it was not clear that the biopsy was not done.
 Asked: 8/11/2014 My first mammogram age 40, required by my fertility clinic, showed tiny area of microcalcification in right breast and biopsy was scheduled.
 Asked: 8/10/2014 Hi i have been diagnosed with calcifications and been asked to attend for ulstrasound and biopsy but she catagorized it at Stage 3 which...
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I had a CA-15-3 come back slightly elevated.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 Hello. I had a sterotactic biopsy 9 weeks ago.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 Had a stereotactic bx for calcifications. Path report came back showing fibrocystic changes with calcifications and florid ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I have had right nipple discharge for two months.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 hope that you can help after a mammogram detected calcifications I had to have two separate biopsies.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 my diagnostic mammo stated that I had the presence of a small tightly grouped microcalcifications in the upper outer quadrant, approximately 10:30 position, 9 cm...
 Asked: 8/6/2014 I wrote earlier and thank you so much for your response however I feel that I left some information out.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Going back today for recall mammagram. Left breast has calcifications that we''re not there on last years routine mammagram.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 I had excisional biopsy last Sept due to complex cyst having gnarly aspiration Showing radial scar.
 Asked: 8/4/2014 will having a stereotactic biopsy for a 7mm by 3mm calcification in breast dislodge cells that were better left alone? dr said a repeat mammogram...
 Asked: 8/4/2014 I had a sterotactic biopsy June 3rd...a week prior to that another facility did a sterotactic but failed to get in the right area.
 Asked: 8/4/2014 I had a stereotactic core biopsy and results said predominantly adipose tissue and fragments of breast parenchyma with apocrine metaplasia and adenosis
 Asked: 8/4/2014 I am a 50 year old woman with not family history of breast cancer.
 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.

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