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 Asked: 3/29/2015 My last mammogram and ultrasound resulted in a breast density of "scattered fibroglanular".
 Asked: 3/28/2015 I had a core needle breast biopsy of both breast back in April of last year.
 Asked: 3/24/2015 What has the better prognostic value.....onco score or Nottingham score? Thank you for this invaluable service..
 Asked: 3/22/2015 I have a microcalcification cluster in my left breast.
 Asked: 3/22/2015 I was diagnosed with stage 1 triple negative breast cancer in August., had a lumpectomy, 8 chemo treatments and will finish 30 radiation treatments on...
 Asked: 3/18/2015 I will need to undergo a surgical excision breast biopsy for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 3/17/2015 I had an excisional biopsy due to calcifications near a lymph node because the stereotactic biopsy didn''t work due to location.
 Asked: 3/17/2015 Small focus of invasive ductal carcinoma in a background of dcis.
 Asked: 3/17/2015 Are there any studies with differences in breast biopsy results and when in your menstrual cycle the biopsy was taken? .
 Asked: 3/16/2015 Ihad core biopsy Results of ER+100%, PR+5%, HER2 neg, grade 3/3 Oncotype #42, recommending chemo + Hormonal therapy I was suggested treatment of chemo, radiation and...
 Asked: 3/15/2015 I am 55 was diagnosed with stage 3 aggresive cancer at 48 had 2 lumpectomies 18ymph glands remove 4 had cancer spread and 6...
 Asked: 3/15/2015 I am 55 was diagnosed with stage 3 aggressive cancer at 48 had 2 lumpectomies 18ymph glands remove 4 had cancer spread and 6...
 Asked: 3/15/2015 My titanium marker can be felt after biopsy performed in November and sometimes causes pain.
 Asked: 3/12/2015 I have microcalcifications that are too superficial for a stereotactic biopsy per radiologist.
 Asked: 3/11/2015 I had a routine mammogram done and the findings were: The breast tiss is heterogeneously dense, which could obscure detection of small masses.
 Asked: 3/10/2015 I had stereotactic biopsies in 2011 of tiny dot calcifications in my left breast.
 Asked: 3/10/2015 I am a 56 year old female (post menopausal) just diagnosed with DCIS, intermediate growth rate, tumor approx.
 Asked: 3/8/2015 I was just diagnosed with breast cancer from calcifications in my right breast.
 Asked: 3/8/2015 I am schedule to have a breast MRI biopsy at noon on Monday. I took 2 aspirins and one 10mm Lipitor Saturday at noon.
 Asked: 3/6/2015 Digital Mammogram (1/27/15) of left breast revealed architectural distortion at 1 o''clock position.
 Asked: 3/6/2015 Hi Lillie. Thank you for helping all of us! I''m confused because I had a stereotactic biopsy with 3 samples taken on 1/29.
 Asked: 3/5/2015 I am a 43 year old woman.
 Asked: 3/3/2015 Thank you Ms. Shockney and volunteers for responding to my questions and all our questions.
 Asked: 3/3/2015 I was diagnosed with DCIS in my right breast 4 years ago, I just had a core biopsy on my left breast and the report...
 Asked: 3/1/2015 Hello Ms. Shockney, I have a strong history of cancer (mother, sister, grandmother, aunt) plus extremely dense breasts.
 Asked: 2/27/2015 I am 35 years old ,I went for my first ever mammogram 2 weeks ago and had to go back for ultra sound on right...
 Asked: 2/27/2015 On 10/17/14 I received the following mammography report: MAMMOGRAPHY DIAGNOSTI RIGHT 3D TOMOSYNTHESIS WITH CAD History: Potentially suspicious microcalcifications in the right breast on recnt screening...
 Asked: 2/24/2015 Had an extensional biopsy on 02/19/15 on the upper outer quadrant of left breast.
 Asked: 2/24/2015 I had a Core Needle Biopsy on my right breast a month ago.
 Asked: 2/23/2015 Is it possible after being treated for invasive ductal carcinoma to have inflamation breast cancer show up in the same breast.
 Asked: 2/22/2015 What would lead to a more favorable outcome....a 1.3 cm tumor with onco score of 8 or .7mm tumor with onco score of 16 with all else being equal.
 Asked: 2/22/2015 Good afternoon, My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 I am going to give a short summary on what has happened since then...
 Asked: 2/22/2015 Is it still normal for the pain to be constant? I have a ridge going from where the incision was made and it goes completely down to bottom of breast.
 Asked: 2/21/2015 I had a strict attic breast Steriotactic breast biopsy on a large Mico calcification over 3 months ago and I still have sharp pains and...
 Asked: 2/21/2015 Had lumpectomy 8days ago. Had to send specimen out for second opinion.
 Asked: 2/20/2015 Is bi rad 5 bad?
 Asked: 2/20/2015 Had a biopsy left breast yesterday. The doctor told me prior that when he was finished he would tell me what his thoughts were.
 Asked: 2/20/2015 I was diagnosed with Focal Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia.
 Asked: 2/18/2015 Fine needle aspiration biopsy on 2/10/15. Final diagnostic interpretation: Groups and clusters of atypical ductal epithelial and apocrine cells.
 Asked: 2/17/2015 Core Biopsy #1 showed no cancer. Core Biopsy #2, a week later, showed DCIS in RT breast.
 Asked: 2/17/2015 Hello, I just got the following biopsy report - Breast, left periareolar, excisional biopsy, benign proliferative breast tissue including multiple ruptured cysts with associated histiocytic...
 Asked: 2/17/2015 Focal assume try left breast at 12 oclock slightly medial.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 I had a stereotactic biopsy done is Sept for calcifications.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 ER IPOX (Clone:SP1). Positive.
 Asked: 2/14/2015 I had breast cancer. In biopsy I had ER 6%, PR 0%, HER-2/neu.
 Asked: 2/14/2015 Have received the following results concerning my mammography...
 Asked: 2/14/2015 I just had a US guided biopsy and the results were benign.
 Asked: 2/13/2015 I just had a stereotactic Biopsy because of calcifications found in my left breast.
 Asked: 2/12/2015 I had a biopsy done on a lump in early January.
 Asked: 2/12/2015 I am scheduled for a Bc-619 MG-vac Asst biopsy, Clip, Diag Digial Mammo & spec X-ray, left For califications appearing on mammogram.
 Asked: 2/12/2015 Relatively speaking and to help me better understand onco it better to have a 1 cm tumor and onco score of 17 or a...
 Asked: 2/11/2015 I am 1 year out from lumpectomy stage I 1 grade1 with radiation behind me and am on anastrozole with 96% estrogen and 69% progesteron.
 Asked: 2/11/2015 I had an MRI and a 2nd Mammogram, and thought the MRI was to replace the Mammogram, however the MRI results are clear no sign...
 Asked: 2/10/2015 Is the only way to have a sterotactic breast biopsy by laying on a table? I have scoliosis and cannot lay on my stomach..
 Asked: 2/8/2015 I had a sterotactic biopsy 12/16/14 and results were benign! Recovery was fine.
 Asked: 2/8/2015 I had a mammogram that showed a cluster of fine pleomorphic calcification.
 Asked: 2/8/2015 I was diagnosed with DCIS with a small amount of micro invasion in November 2010…I had a lumpectomy, 7 weeks of radiation, and have been...
 Asked: 2/7/2015 Good Evening, I''m 52, post menopausal with no hormone replacement for over 8 years and scheduled for a biopsy next week for a very superficial...
 Asked: 2/4/2015 Hello. I had a "Successful stereotactic-guided right breast biopsy of microcalcifications of suspicion with clip placement" on 1/29/15.
 Asked: 2/3/2015 In May I had a Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, I am now experiencing sharp burning pain where they actually went in and if touched it feels...
 Asked: 2/2/2015 After biopsy lab has asked for immuniostain test if required?? Does it mean they have found Cancer or does it mean they are trying to find...
 Asked: 2/1/2015 Hi, I had a Spot Compression mammogram done on 1/9/15.
 Asked: 2/1/2015 On Friday my radiologist called to inform me that the MRI guided.
 Asked: 2/1/2015 Do all microcalcifications need to be biopsied? I got a mammo callback due to microcalcifications that could be deodorant, but I don''t wear deodorant...
 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.

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