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 Asked: 10/25/2008 Hi.I need to undergo a stereotactic biopsy, not available in my country (madagascar).
 Asked: 10/19/2008 Hi Lillie, Thanks so much for having this site and taking the time to answer questions.
 Asked: 10/19/2008 I found a lump in my breast.
 Asked: 10/18/2008 I am worried about a core needle biopsy that I am having Monday.
 Asked: 10/18/2008 I recently had a mammogram that showed dense tissue.
 Asked: 10/11/2008 hello, thanks for answering my question about the accuracy of core needle biopsies last week.
 Asked: 10/11/2008 Hi there im 26 yrs old no known history of bc in the family about 12 weeks ago i noticed my right breast was a...
 Asked: 10/6/2008 Ms Shockney, I am 52 yrs old and recently had my yearly mammo which was negative followed my my usual US (for dense tissue) .
 Asked: 10/4/2008 Hi. I had a core needle biopsy that confirmed what the ultrasound indicated...that I have a fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 10/3/2008 I was told approximately a month ago that I needed a breast biopsy due to an abnormal cluster of microcalcifications to the left breast that...
 Asked: 9/29/2008 I''m going to have a Mammotome biopsy this Thursday for my own peace of mind.
 Asked: 9/27/2008 Is there any "standard of care" regarding length of time from an abnormal mammogram to the actual biopsy? I have to wait one month to...
 Asked: 9/27/2008 hi.. i am a post-graduate student in apthology.
 Asked: 9/13/2008 I am 48 and have had mammograms since I was 36 (I have a sister that had BC at 43).
 Asked: 9/13/2008 I am 38 years old. I have had 3 mammograms since the age of 32.
 Asked: 9/10/2008 I had a needle biopsy, because of 1 tiny spot of calcification seen on the mamogram.
 Asked: 9/7/2008 I just had a stereotactic biopsy. They inserted the titanium metal clip.
 Asked: 9/7/2008 My breast biopsy showed a low grade phyllodes tumor and a re-excision was preformed.
 Asked: 9/7/2008 hello, i''m a 32 y/o woman w/ no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/7/2008 Hi I''m a 32 year old mother with three children under three and last week I diagnosed with high-grade DCIS, predominantly solid with focal areas...
 Asked: 8/24/2008 I am wondering about mammotome biopsy for a birads 4....
 Asked: 8/10/2008 I was diagnosed with Focal Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia and flat epithelial atypia,proliferative fibrostic changes including complex sclerosing adenosis, florid ductal hyperplasia, papillomatosis with fibrosis, cyst...
 Asked: 8/9/2008 My wife is 46 with a family history of ovarian cancer (mother age 54) and breast cancer (sister age 34) with her sister having a...
 Asked: 8/2/2008 I experienced paralyzing anxiety during the mammogram-ultrasound-biopsy-finding out results sequence.
 Asked: 7/20/2008 I recently had a open wire biopsy.
 Asked: 7/19/2008 I had stage 1, grade 1 IDC back in September with lumpectomy, radiation, and tamoxifen as treatment.
 Asked: 7/19/2008 I am 45 years old, with no family history, but have done 3 rounds of IVF 7 years ago.
 Asked: 7/19/2008 I e-mailed an core biopsy question earlier but the correct question is: could rigorous exercise a few days after a Mammotome biopsy cause cancer to...
 Asked: 6/29/2008 Hi, I am having a stereotactic vacuum asisted biopsy this coming week on a cluster of microcalcifications- questions being, I received implants one year ago...
 Asked: 6/29/2008 I am 37 and had some pain in my left breast and felt it and noticed a lump.
 Asked: 6/29/2008 Lillie - I just found out that a friend in another state had a biopsy/lumpectomy several months ago and cancer was found.
 Asked: 6/29/2008 When a core biopsy is done. Do cancer cells that are invasive "outside" of the duct look different from those that are contained "in situ" in the duct? I was wondering how they can be distinguised.
 Asked: 6/29/2008 Greetings. 38 y.o.
 Asked: 6/14/2008 Hi Lillie: I had IDC last year and a partial mastectomy.
 Asked: 6/14/2008 hi I was just diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/24/2008 I was diagnosed with 2 fibroadenomas in my right breast 18 months ago (diagnosed by sight on ultrasound, no biopsy done).
 Asked: 5/24/2008 I had stereotactic biopsy on L breast 2 months ago.
 Asked: 5/16/2008 I recently had my first mammogram and I had two clusters of microcalcifications bi-rad 4.
 Asked: 5/13/2008 A cluster of about 5 microcalcifications were found on my annual mammogram.
 Asked: 5/13/2008 on path report it says focal weak her2neu overexpression(1+,5% of tumor cells,negative herceptest) does this mean i could be treated like someone with positive her2?
 Asked: 5/13/2008 Can you recommend any highly reputable breast surgeons in the Denver area? I may need to have wire localization excisional biopsy done.
 Asked: 5/13/2008 It was recommended for me to seek surgical consultation for a faintly visualized cluster of microcalcifications with variability in contour in deep retroareolar area
 Asked: 4/27/2008 I feel a little guilty asking this but...
 Asked: 4/27/2008 History: I am a 52-year-old nulliparious female; peri/menopausal; late onset of menarche at 19-20; no history of smoking; no breast complaints; 110 lbs at 5’3”;...
 Asked: 4/27/2008 I have had multiple breast surgeries over the past months.
 Asked: 4/27/2008 I had a breast biopsy at a local hospital for women.
 Asked: 4/6/2008 Could you please tell me what the risks are of having a CT scan biopsy (which my radiologist says includes a small dose of radiation)...
 Asked: 3/31/2008 How often do Doctors miss the lump when doing a u/s biopsy.
 Asked: 3/31/2008 My wife, age 52, was diagnosed last year with a pathology report of DCIS, high grade category 3 with comedo cell carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/29/2008 Hi Liile, When is a wire localization biopsy able to be done with ultrasound? I have already had a stereotactic biopsy and the calcifications were...
 Asked: 3/29/2008 my nurse explain injecting a titanium marker with collagen as part of the biopsy.
 Asked: 3/29/2008 On 3/28 I went for a 6 month follow up mammo/us to recheck a small lump on the underside of my R breast.
 Asked: 3/29/2008 Hello, I''m 36 years old, and noticed a small lump in my breast the first of November, which was movable and non-tender.
 Asked: 3/26/2008 First, my mother had BC at age 38.
 Asked: 3/24/2008 I had a breast biopsy done and the diagnosis was: Benign breast tissue with fibrocystic change: Macro AMD Microcycts, Focal Duct Epithelial Hyperplasia, Focal Columnar...
 Asked: 3/16/2008 I have enclosed a copy of the message I sent you a couple of years ago.
 Asked: 3/16/2008 Hello Lillie, Thank you for your continued expert advise.
 Asked: 3/16/2008 IDC June ''07. Partial mastectomy; neg Sentinal nodes.
 Asked: 3/16/2008 I am 46 years old with a strong family history of breast cancer; my sister was diagnosed at age 50 and also two aunts from...
 Asked: 3/16/2008 Is it okay for a doctor to take a wait and see/follow up approach for adh or mild focal epithelial atypia with no family history...
 Asked: 3/16/2008 Lillie, thank you so much for your responses in the past.
 Asked: 3/16/2008 I had a needle biopsy in oct 07.clear fluid.
 Asked: 3/15/2008 Hi, thank you once again for answering our questions.
 Asked: 3/8/2008 Lillie, Thank you for this wonderful site and your work in breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/8/2008 I am 35 years old and recently had an ultrasound guided needle aspiration/biopsy.
 Asked: 2/19/2008 I wrote a few weeks ago but will recap: In November I mentioned to my dr.
 Asked: 2/17/2008 Hi Lillie, first, I would like to let you know how much you and your advise is appreciated.
 Asked: 2/18/2008 in august i noticed as i was showering an axillary node and a little tenderness of my breast...since i was at the time and the...
 Asked: 2/14/2008 My mammogram showed microcalcifications present in both breasts where there were none at all in 2002.
 Asked: 1/26/2008 I posted earlier today about having the cyst and ducts removed.
 Asked: 1/26/2008 In November 9MM mass was found in Left Breast.
 Asked: 1/19/2008 Dear Lillie, I just had an MRI guided CNB.
 Asked: 1/19/2008 Good afternoon, I had a couple of questions.
 Asked: 12/31/2007 I don''t know if you are allowed to give this type of information, but do you know Laurette Sauter, MD.
 Asked: 12/31/2007 I am 44 years old. Are there any risks in having a biopsy? I have smaller then average breasts and I am cocerned of possible complications regarding a biopsy.
 Asked: 12/31/2007 I had two excisional biopsies done, one last November and one this February.
 Asked: 12/10/2007 hello After 2cm tumor ILC that show on ultra sound on 07/07.
 Asked: 12/10/2007 Dear Lillie, had an abnormal mammo after 6 mo mammo in May.
 Asked: 12/7/2007 30 female with symptoms of sudden bruising(no trauma or other obvious cause) on outside left breast, followed with reddening, and pain with medium amount of...
 Asked: 12/7/2007 On a sonogram the radiologist observed a smoothly macrolobulated hypoechoic benign appearing solid mass.
 Asked: 12/2/2007 I have a titanium marker placed in the left breast after a breast biopsy that was benign.
 Asked: 12/1/2007 I recently had my annual routine mammogram on 11/26/07.
 Asked: 12/1/2007 I need to have a biopsy for a persistence of a focal area of archetectural distortion involving the right breast at 6 o''clock along with...
 Asked: 11/26/2007 Hi again - it''s the 42 year old with the looming core biopsy next week.
 Asked: 11/26/2007 I am a 50 y/o white female in great health, except I have just been diagnosed with invasive mammary carcinoma.
 Asked: 11/26/2007 I had a bilateral breast sono on 10/22/07.
 Asked: 11/18/2007 Hi - It is me again. The Ki-67 test was not performed.
 Asked: 11/18/2007 Does a Ki-67 test determine the growth rate of breast cancer? My cancer was stage IIIA, hormone negative, grade 3, HER2 positve, 7 positive lymph...
 Asked: 11/18/2007 How long can we delay having surgery to removal a mass? My mother has been advised to schedule an appointment with a surgeon for removal...
 Asked: 11/18/2007 I just received a copy of my Stereotactic Results for my Micorcalcificatios.
 Asked: 11/11/2007 2 weeks ago I had an excisional biopsies for a palpable lump and a non-palpable area that showed up on an MRI.
 Asked: 11/4/2007 IDC and ADH in right side, mastectomy in Jan and having exchange soon.
 Asked: 11/4/2007 I am 43 year old who in 1984, I had a benign fibrous tumor (ping pong ball sized) removed from my right breast.
 Asked: 10/31/2007 I am 45 years old and had my first mammogram.
 Asked: 10/17/2007 I recently underwent a screening mammogram, was called back for extra views and an ultrasound.
 Asked: 9/16/2007 I was diagnosed yesterday with breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/16/2007 My mother is 77 and recently had a mastectomy.
 Asked: 8/25/2007 Hi. I recently had a mastectomy for bilateral infiltrating ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/20/2007 My biopsy showed IDC, grade 2. The tumor is 2.9 cm on US.

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