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 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.
 Asked: 11/11/2014 Does an BI-RADS 2 rating have ANY significance in terms of chances of malignancy? (What do the different BI-RADS ratings actually mean?) .
 Asked: 11/11/2014 Had quadrantectomy, clean margins, lymph nodes clear.
 Asked: 11/11/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy and the pathology report states: A.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 I am 50 with no history of BC in family.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 Hi there. I had 2 breast biopsies done yesterday.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy yesterday to obtain samples of a cluster of calcifications.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 My breast biopsy came back positive for invasive ductal cancer.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 I am 55 yrs old and had a mammogram which showed micro calcifications.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 I had a biopsy done yesterday on my right breast due to a cluster of micro calcifications.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 Tumor biopsied was 8 mm invasive ductal carcinoma that is triple positive.
 Asked: 11/5/2014 I had a stereo-tactic biopsy for calcification on 9/22/2014.
 Asked: 11/3/2014 Hi I''m Carmen, 44 years old here is my biopsy report if you could enlighten me if this is benign or not: Diagnosis: Right Breast,...
 Asked: 11/3/2014 Recent mammogram showed two clusters of microcalcifications.
 Asked: 11/2/2014 I was diagnosed birad 4 at 1200 on left breast.
 Asked: 11/2/2014 After a mammogram 5 days ago a small cluster of microcalcification was found.
 Asked: 11/1/2014 I just asked a question regsrding false negative but also wondering the opposite about false positive.
 Asked: 11/1/2014 Can you explain what a false negative result is?
 Asked: 11/1/2014 My additional magnifications after a 3 D mammo showed an area in the right upper outer quadrant . They were described as being in the posterer...
 Asked: 11/1/2014 Hello.
 Asked: 11/1/2014 I was diagnosed 14 months ago with stage 1 grade 1 breast cancer with low onco score.
 Asked: 10/31/2014 Is iit common to have contradicting results where the ultrasound shows one thing and the biopsy shows opposite? That would require another biopsy to confirm...
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I recently had a breast biopsy, and the results came back.
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I have an oval mass measuring 8mm with associated fine pleomorphic calcifications witb linear distribution mildly clumped.
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I am a 63 year old woman with heterogeneously dense breast tissue. Pathology report of tissue from stereotactic core biopsy of my right breast done on...
 Asked: 10/31/2014 I was just informed they were doing a second core breast biopsy on the same tumour birad 4 to double check the result to insure...
 Asked: 10/30/2014 Prior to being on antibiotics for what i thought was a tooth issue i was getting severe hot flashes on and off all day.
 Asked: 10/30/2014 The repeat core biopsy is the same spot.
 Asked: 10/29/2014 Loosely grouped calcifications determined benign, can these possibly develop into malignancy if not surgically removed? .
 Asked: 10/29/2014 I had a clean mamagram 5 months ago but whe my left breast was bothering me i made an appointment with my dr.
 Asked: 10/29/2014 Found an irregular hypechoic mass in untrasound....states there is a small amount of internal vasularity noted on the color dopples images....what does this mean?
 Asked: 10/28/2014 Went today to have more detailed mammogram and ultrasound due to finding clusters of microcalcifications on standard mammogram.
 Asked: 10/28/2014 I had a mammogram and an ultrasound with this diagnosis Right mass vs cluster cysts 5 o''clock position, they want me to do a needle...
 Asked: 10/27/2014 I had a mammogram come back with questionable clusters of microcalcifications in right breast.
 Asked: 10/25/2014 I Had a Stereotactic needle biopsy for Microcalcifications L breast Grade 4, after procedure X-ray showed all were removed.
 Asked: 10/25/2014 Can an improperly done biopsy spread cancer cells? I was diagnosed with extensive DCIS Stage 1 cancer.
 Asked: 10/25/2014 I had a biopsy after mammograms showed micro-calsifications.
 Asked: 10/23/2014 core biopsy report is IDC 3 8+/6+/1+.
 Asked: 10/22/2014 On an average day, how many biopsies for breast calcifications are done in a typical health breast center?
 Asked: 10/22/2014 I have itching and slight tenderness in the spot where a titanium clip was inserted following a negative breast biopsy.
 Asked: 10/22/2014 Hello, I recently had a nipple biopsy, suspected Paget''s, and the Dr.
 Asked: 10/19/2014 Had a breast biopsy done for calcification came back normal, but am being sent for another one not quite sure why .
 Asked: 10/19/2014 I Ask question about excision biopsy which showed IDC grade2 and DCIS ,no clear margin.lump size 3.8x2x2, size of IDC not stated.age 34 How do we...
 Asked: 10/16/2014 I once did a breast biopsy one year ago and I am now pregnant and will deliver the baby at the end of the year.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 2 weeks ago, I had a core needle biopsy for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 How can one determine their risk factor for getting breast cancer? I had Hodgkins disease as a child.
 Asked: 10/15/2014 BIRADS 4b Biopsy of breast and axilla lymph 4mm in size.
 Asked: 10/12/2014 I had a breast biopsy stereotactic this week because of microcalcifications, results "normal" the doctor said when she left a message.
 Asked: 10/10/2014 I had a stereotactic biopsy 2 days ago for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 10/9/2014 I am going in for a breast biopsy tomorrow morning.
 Asked: 10/9/2014 I had cancer in my right breast and an mri has detected a 5 mm enhancement in the left breast and I have a mri...

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