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 Asked: 1/5/2018 Had first abnormal mammogram in 15 years done by new 3D Mammography machine.
 Asked: 1/4/2018 Had a mammogram and ultrasound. Findings was BIRADs 4.
 Asked: 12/27/2017 I had a biopsy due to a lump being found on a mammogram.
 Asked: 12/26/2017 63 y.o. w/ birad 4 & recommendation for stereotactic biopsy: asymmetric left breast mlo view only, heterogenously dense, architectural distortion in upper central region, grandmother and half-sister history of breast cancer on father-side, Tyrer-Cuzick is 21.02%.
 Asked: 12/25/2017 I had a core needle biospy done and said no malignancy and probably a breast hematoma.
 Asked: 12/23/2017 I previously had a core needle biopsy that showed papillary carcinoma in situ with possible invasive component.
 Asked: 12/21/2017 Hello, I had a stereotactic core needle biopsy for pleomorphic cluster of microcalcs which reported severe atypical ductal hyperplasia/borderline low grade DCIS
 Asked: 12/21/2017 Initial biopsy done on a small complex cyst came back as ADH borderlining low grade DCIS..
 Asked: 12/20/2017 I had a biopsy last year that was determined to be a benign fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 12/19/2017 My 74 year old mother just had a core biopsy.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 I was told my mammogram was NORMAL.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 What does it mean if my pathology report comes back with ADH borderlinkmg low grade DcIs? Referred to breast surgeon but everyone is focusing that...
 Asked: 12/16/2017 An MRI of the breasts that have undergone a double mastectomy revealed “increased prominence of the right axillary lymph nodes, etiology/significance uncertain. No definite MRI evidence...
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Had a mammogram done on 11/16/17, I am required to get a biopsy on both my breast.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 I had mammogram and was called back for calcification.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 A core biopsy revealed an intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 The pathologist noted microcalcifications in benign anini on a reexcision Biopsy but said negative margins.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 I am currently awaiting a core biopsy of "small cluster of microcalcifications which are a little pleomorphic and do not have a typically benign appearance
 Asked: 12/11/2017 January 17, 2017 I had a lumpectomy for ILC....clear margins and clean lymph nodes (3 sentinel nodes taken out).
 Asked: 12/9/2017 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy on 11/30/17.
 Asked: 12/8/2017 My mother just had a callback for a 3D mammogram and an ultrasound.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 what are my concerns leading to my biopsy.
 Asked: 12/1/2017 I had a biopsy (core) done in late August.
 Asked: 11/30/2017 Excisional breast biopsy results. Radial scar with florid ductal epithelial hyperplasia and associated microcalcifications.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 I have birads 4 microcalcifications. I had a stereotactic biopsy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 I had my yearly mammogram with digital mammography and 3Dptomosynthesis last Wednesday and was told I have suspicious calcifications in the left upper outer quadrant...
 Asked: 11/26/2017 I am 54 and just had a biopsy on a new cluster of calcifications.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 I am 45 years old. Six months ago I had a mammo with a small cluster of microcalcs in the right upper breast quadrant.
 Asked: 11/22/2017 Irregular mass described as well circumscribed would you consider this benign? It is hypechoic with an echogenic halo, What is an echogenic halo? Sounds...
 Asked: 11/22/2017 Although benign, what does this all mean? FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Right axillary mass: Breast tissue showing dilated duct/cyst formation, focal secretory lobular hyperplasia, and areas of apparent fat necrosis consistent...
 Asked: 11/22/2017 That type of treatment do you recommend after benign biopsy results of Birad 4 microcalcification? Do you recommend lumpectomy or mastectomy to prevent...
 Asked: 11/13/2017 what is the meaning of multiple bilateral breast solid lesions, one is suspicious showed curve 3 , bio rads 4 , what''s the possibility to be cancer.?
 Asked: 11/13/2017 A breast biopsy was done on what appeared to be calcification.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 I have a suspicious cluster behind left nipple and 2 on outer quadrant of right breast so I i now have to have 3 biopsies.
 Asked: 11/10/2017 Biopsy was performed and primary doctor called to say it was abnormal need to find an oncologist.
 Asked: 11/8/2017 sections shows fibroadipose tissue with benign acini & ducts.
 Asked: 11/7/2017 1. Can a single core biopsy be enough for one pathologist to read and diagnose from? 2.
 Asked: 11/6/2017 I am a 43 yr old with very dense and fibrocystic breast.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 SUSPICIOUS OF MALIGNANCY - BIRAD 4 The new clustered heterogeneous calcifications in the right breast are suspicious of malignancy.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 I recently had a 3D ultrasound completed, below are the findings.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Received a call back on my regular screening mammogram.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 Hi! I got my biopsy results back and all is benign.
 Asked: 10/30/2017 I was called back for a second mammogram after my current one was compared with previous years and there was a change.
 Asked: 10/29/2017 Can a cyst be the cause of architectural distortioin seen on both screening and follow up mammogram? I am confused because the report said...
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Is architectural distortion without mass more likely to be benign? What kind if biopsy is done if any? I have a 3cm area of distortion no mass.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 HI, I had . a vacuum biopsy on Monday and the results are Bi-Rads4-Suspicious.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Would you recommend a biopsy (and if so what kind) for an area of AD that persists on both screening and diagnostic mammo? Area is...
 Asked: 10/26/2017 What percentage of biopsies for microcalcifications are benign?
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Thank you for the response below: I have contacted Dr.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 1. What color is cancer breast tissue if cancer is present? (Black, like bread mold?).
 Asked: 10/23/2017 The radiologist informed me that she does not think biopsy of the area of architectural distortion of my breast is needed, stating that it is...
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Had biopsy and dr did not like the way my ultrasound looked did biopsy then 3d mammogram.
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Will the person doin my guided core biopsy know at that time if it''s cancer .
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Will the person doin my guided core biopsy know at that time if it''s cancer .
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Mammogram says left breast found calcifications in a grouped distribution at 2 o''clock, 9cm away from the nipple.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Just had stereotactic biopsy yesterday, 10-18-17. Have to wait till Tuesday 10-24 for results as they won''t give over phone and I''m out of town till then.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 I had an abnormal mammogram that showed focal distortion.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 I had architectural distortion and focal asymmetry on mammo and ultrasound found 2 solid hypoechoic areas.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 My mammo results came back showing 4 groups of microcalcifications and as bi rads 4B and "mildly pleomorphic and irregular forms at this location.
 Asked: 10/17/2017 Hello Dr. I saw your comment (Based solely on what was written in your posting, the doctors have described what does sound like breast cancer...
 Asked: 10/16/2017 Received biopsy results:Negative FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Benign breast parenchyma with stromal sclerosis, patchy adenosis and microcysts.
 Asked: 10/16/2017 this report for my aunt I want to know whether the disease in the first stage or he reached a dangerous stage and how to...
 Asked: 10/15/2017 Had routine mammogram with 3D imaging. Results normal buy recommended a MRI due to very dense breasts.
 Asked: 10/14/2017 How long after my breast biopsy until I can smoke marijuana?
 Asked: 10/13/2017 Can I refused the titanium marker in the breast?
 Asked: 10/13/2017 I had a mammogram with birad 4 and a videssa test with low protein.
 Asked: 10/12/2017 recently read that biopsies can facilitate the spread of malignant cells, is this possible? also the same for mammograph, that the compression of the breast...
 Asked: 10/12/2017 I had a core needle breast biopsy one month ago, and still have quite a bit of pain around the biopsied area.
 Asked: 10/10/2017 Any significance of the titanium marker types/shapes? Before getting my biopsy I was shown a clear block with at least a dozen small titanium markers...
 Asked: 10/10/2017 I had routine mammo, which showed architectural distortion with fine calcifications and recommended follow up ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/9/2017 Hello, I had a stereotactic biopsy 2 1/2 months ago for calcifications in my left upper outer quadrant.
 Asked: 10/6/2017 I had an IDC tumor size 6.5 centimeters.
 Asked: 10/6/2017 I''m having a stereotactic biopsy with the mammogram machine on Monday of a 4mm mass.
 Asked: 10/4/2017 clustered microcalcifications measuring 10 millimeters seen in the upper-outer quadrant of the left breast at a middle depth..
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Breast biopsy confirms benign radial scar. Pathologist recommends another mammogram and sonagram in six months.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 When 2 hypoechoic areas are noted in the same breast mass should both areas be sampled during a core needle biopsy to ensure adequate sampling?..
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Can I smoke weed the day before a breast Biopsy? They will be using freezing on the area.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Clinically, in the left breast 3 o''clock position 5 cm from the nipple, there is an ovoid mobile superficial mass with no overlying skin change. Targeted...
 Asked: 10/2/2017 60 year old core biopsy results were focal usual ductal hyperplasia, Apoctrine metaplasia and adenosis with foci of atypia how much unknown!! Very worried...
 Asked: 9/29/2017 I have dense breasts. Small movable lump found during exam.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Hi, I had a mammogram last year and it showed microclacifications and I was told to go for a follow up in 6 months to jeep a watch on area.
 Asked: 9/26/2017 I requested mammogram OBGYN dr said I was young,37, I finally got my order.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 I just had a breast biopsy for pleomorphic calcifications.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 I am very worried about having a core biopsy.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 If I opt for duct removal since I have had nipple discharge over 20 years how long is the Procedure and can they do it with propofol .
 Asked: 9/19/2017 My pathology report says: Right breast, radioactive seed localization with excisional biopsy: flat epithelial atypia, atypical lobular hyperplasia, ductal hyperplasia: moderate without atypia, intramammary lymph...
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Hello. Had lumpectomy Dec, 2016 followed by rads.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Hi, Should I have this excised? After my mammogram in June, they found an area of distortion.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Mammograms showed pleomorphic loose groups of microcalcifications that are diffusely spread in the right breast especially in the retro areolar region
 Asked: 9/18/2017 I was really excited to read benign in the report, but I have so many other things listed I''m still a little concerned the pathology...
 Asked: 9/17/2017 I had a stereotactic core biopsy for a cluster of pleomorphic microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 Hello! In your experience, do things like xanax, ativan or valium actually help calm people during a stereotactic biopsy? I have never taken these before...
 Asked: 9/14/2017 Why chemotherapy is done due to breast cancer hairs of girl r shaved or not at age18.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Based on a mammogram done on a full field digital mammography unit, I have amorphous calcifications measuring 1 millimeter with grouped distribution in the right...
 Asked: 9/13/2017 After a Ultrasound Guided breast biopsy, should a mammogram be done to confirm marker placement?
 Asked: 9/13/2017 If a bilateral mastectomy is planned for bilateral DCIS is a sentinel node biopsy done on both sides? What is the risk of lymphedema...

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