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 Asked: 11/1/2006 Hello, I am a nursing mother who just went through my 2nd ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/31/2006 I am 41 years old and had a mammo that showed microcalicifications (left side), right side they did more compression xrays and sonogram.
 Asked: 10/31/2006 Thank you for your website. I have been dx with 3 cm lobular Grade 3 Her 2 +++.
 Asked: 10/31/2006 my pathology report stated ducto-lobular carcinoma can it be between ducto-lobular area?also had bilateral mastectomy got biopsy report back stated one intramammary lymph node was...
 Asked: 10/31/2006 A recent mammogram revealed changes in microcalcifications.
 Asked: 10/31/2006 My physician said I would hear in 7 to 10 days the results of a lumpectomy, if clear margins were obtained.
 Asked: 10/30/2006 Are there some prognostic indicators more important than others? Recent pathology report indicates 2 different types of cancer: 1.
 Asked: 10/30/2006 Hello, My breast are very lumpy and tender, I had the mammogram and my doc.
 Asked: 10/30/2006 My mom was recently diagnosed with the following: Mucinous (colloid) carcinoma.
 Asked: 10/30/2006 Recently had a mammo and a follow up ultrasound.Findings are multi-lobulated cyst at 7 o''clock position which I can clearly feel.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 I am 33 yrs. old with family history of Breast cancer.(grandma double massec.& great aunts died.) I have not been to dr.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 I am 52 and was diagnosed this week with Lobular carcinoma in-situ with distal ductal involvement and dystrophic calcification, 2mm in my right breast.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 I am a 33 year old mother of two with no significant family history of breast cancer (my paternal grandmother was diagnosed at 80, had...
 Asked: 10/26/2006 :Hi, I sent in the following info the other day.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 A follow-up mammogram showed micro-calcifications that had increased in the intervening 6 months.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 Recently had a FNA. The results showed only blood came of it,no tissue.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 I am only 41 and found out I have breast cancer on Aug 31st, 2006.
 Asked: 10/25/2006 Hi I recently had a lumpectomy with the following pathology report.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 Hi. I''m a 61 year old with fibrocystic breasts.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 How is the core biopsy performed and does it hurt.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 I had a screening mammogram on July 27 and was then referred for a diagnostic mammo and an ultrasound due to small areas of calcification...
 Asked: 10/24/2006 Today I saw my OB/GYN for an annual breast exam.
 Asked: 10/23/2006 I am having a mammotome procedure to biopsy a Bi-RADS 3 lump, recommended due to family history.
 Asked: 10/23/2006 Hi, I''m 46, no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/22/2006 Hi, I am 39, cyst was aspirated 6 yrs ago with some atypical ductal cells.
 Asked: 10/22/2006 I am a 44 year old woman with family Hx (mother diagnosed with breast cancer at age 79, and maternal grandmother w/breast cancer at age...
 Asked: 10/22/2006 I''m a premenapausal woman originally diagnosed with IDC, ER+, PR+ based on biopsy pathology.
 Asked: 10/22/2006 As a point of reference, I asked Question #5 on 10/18 and thank you very much for your response.
 Asked: 10/18/2006 Is a breast lumpectomy with preoperative wire localization the right next step, when a stereotactic biopsy missed the cluster of microcalcifications, because of bleeding and...
 Asked: 10/18/2006 thank you for your time!!!!!!!!!!! me 46 first mamaogram age 38 came back all normal,waited 8 yrs for another mamogram!! dumb!! new mamogram showed bi...
 Asked: 10/18/2006 2 days ago I underwent Ultrasound Guided Core Biopsy in my right breast after a negative reading on the mammo and a small nodule image in the sonogram.
 Asked: 10/18/2006 Why would a woman require a needle localization after a stereotactic positive biopsy? During the stereotactic procedure a clip was placed, wouldn''t this be sufficient...
 Asked: 10/18/2006 One year ago at age 40 I had mammogram, then sonogram & ultimately core needle biopsy on my left breast just behind the nipple.
 Asked: 10/16/2006 I am a 42 year old woman.
 Asked: 10/16/2006 In Jan. of 2005, I had a mammagram and and ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/15/2006 my results from my biopsy reads... Clinical Diagnosis- U/S guided bx fro retroareolar microcalcifications actually visualized on U/S.
 Asked: 10/15/2006 I recently had a breat biospy which came back with a diagnois of invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 10/10/2006 Hi, My biopsy says that I have invasive lobular carcinoma with signet ring cell features.
 Asked: 10/10/2006 Hi I am 34 years old, 7 months ago in the hospital made me a mammogram and an ultrasound, the second test showed a linfatic...
 Asked: 10/2/2006 My yearly mammogram showed some microcalcifications in my right breast.
 Asked: 10/1/2006 I''ve just gotten the results of my core needle biopsy, it reads, Ductal Carcinoma in situ, high nuclear grade, comedo type with focal microinvasive infiltrating...
 Asked: 10/1/2006 I''m a 49 year old with a neg.
 Asked: 10/1/2006 I Have DCIS. I am wondering if pathology can be performed during the surgery.
 Asked: 9/29/2006 Had biopsy & reexcision and lymph nodes checked.
 Asked: 9/29/2006 2 months ago I had a large core needle breast biopsy of a suspicious spot detected on my mamogram.
 Asked: 9/29/2006 I have a fibroandenoma with florid usual ductual hyperplasia in my right breast.
 Asked: 9/28/2006 Can you help decipher the following, especially what the term "noncontributory" means in relation to the stains? (I have scheduled the second biospy with my...
 Asked: 9/28/2006 In October of 2001 I had a suspicious nodule removed from left breast.
 Asked: 9/28/2006 In October of 2001 I had a suspicious nodule removed from left breast.
 Asked: 9/27/2006 Does a second occurrence of DCIS in the same breast previously treated with lumpectomy/radiation for DCIS automatically indicate a need for a mastectomy? Or is...
 Asked: 9/24/2006 My mother was just diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, poorly differetiated with squamous differentiation (metaplastic carcinoma).
 Asked: 9/24/2006 Had 1st mammo at 42; second at 48.
 Asked: 9/24/2006 Thanks Lillie for answering all my previous questions! I am having surgical biopsy in 1 week for red mark on right breast and non-palpable mass...
 Asked: 9/23/2006 I am 24yrs old and I found a mass in my right breast 2 months ago.
 Asked: 9/23/2006 7 weeks ago I found a large reddish mark (2inches X 2 1/2 inches on underside of breast.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 I Had to have a biopsy three months ago due to an oblong irregular cyst on my left breast.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 If the pathology report from microdochectomy specimen said I had invasive papillary carcinoma, 0.6 cm, free margin.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 Hello, I found a lump in my left Breast 2 weeks back.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 I''m 32 years old. I have 3 fibroadenomas on my left breast since I breastfed my firstborn in 2002.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 Identified two palpable masses in breast. Core needle biopsy revealed PASH in one.
 Asked: 9/21/2006 Will scar tissue from a core needle biopsy go away over time, and if not, will the tissue present a problem from a mammography standpoint? .
 Asked: 9/21/2006 Hello.. I''m 48 years old with no family breast CA history (kidney only known); in August of 2004, had breast surgery to removed grouping of calcifications with pathology report that these had within atypical hyperplasia cells that are not CA but could or could not turn to CA in future.
 Asked: 9/21/2006 I had two core needle biopsys (same breast) approximately 12 weeks ago.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 I am 27 years old and almost a week ago I had an open breast biopsy to attempt to remove what they thought was an...
 Asked: 9/18/2006 I am confused and need some help.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 Left Breast, needle localization excision. Ductal Carcinoma in situ involving radial scar.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 This question refers back to Question # 7 posted on 9/12/2006: You advised me to ask (regarding a mammotome biopsy) if the area biiopsied was...
 Asked: 9/18/2006 Is it normal to have level 3 axillary nodes removed when initial dx is stage 1 grade 1 with no evidence of nodal mets?
 Asked: 9/18/2006 My 2nd mammo, compared to my first in 2004, showed increased calcifications and a cluster in each breast.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 Can you give your brief outlook on the follwing biopsy report: Right Masectomy Infiltrating duct carcinoma Grade III Tumor shows a Indian file growth pattern...
 Asked: 9/18/2006 I was diagnoised with DCIS in 1998.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy of the left breast after both an MRI and mammogram showed an area of assymetry which they also referred to as a "mass".
 Asked: 9/14/2006 I had stereotactic biopsy on R breast and ultrasound biopsy on L in November 2005.
 Asked: 9/14/2006 My mammpgram showed microcalcifications in one breast.
 Asked: 9/14/2006 i had a breast biopsy done yesterday.(vacuum mammotone).
 Asked: 9/13/2006 I under went a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 Saw surgeon last week for core biopsy.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 Hi! I am 38 and just had my first mammogram a few weeks ago.
 Asked: 9/12/2006 After receiving the news from the radiologist who performed screening and diagnostic mammos as well as ultrasound, that I had a suspicious mass I had...
 Asked: 9/12/2006 In many of your answers, you state that breast pain can remain for quite a while after a biopsy.
 Asked: 9/12/2006 I''m 53 and I''m going to have a stereotactic biopsy done.
 Asked: 9/10/2006 I am 57 years old. Latest mammo shows "cluster of microcalcifications in the 9 o''clock axis 10-14 cm from the nipple.
 Asked: 9/10/2006 My pathology report reads as follows " Left breast @ 2 o''clock, core biopsy: mammary ductal carcinoma in situ, nuclear grade 3, cribriform type with...
 Asked: 9/11/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy because of microcalcifications earlier this week, and was told over the phone today that the results were not cancerous but...
 Asked: 9/10/2006 I just underwent stereotactic biopsy of the left breast because of microcalcifications seen on my most recent digital mammogram.
 Asked: 9/8/2006 I am 45 yrs old with a strong family history of breast ca and just had my 2nd biopsy, ductal excision, in 15 months.
 Asked: 9/8/2006 I am 76 years old and after a mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy,I was diagnosed with a 10x15 mm epithelial neoplasm of the right breast at...
 Asked: 9/8/2006 What a wonderful site! I received a brief version of my wire-guided biopsy path report via phone yesterday - mainly doctor was surprised it showed...
 Asked: 9/7/2006 Back in June I felt a lump in my right breast 2:00pm area.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 I am frighten to death to have a breast biopsy.It is the one where the doctor found claifications in my left breast.Is there somewhere on...
 Asked: 9/6/2006 I''m a 40 yo who found herself advised to have an ultrasound guided core biopsy on 8/31 after suspicious mass on UOQ on right breast in mammogram.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 What is the difference between black''s nuclear grade 2 and Nottingham nuclear grade 2.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 I am 41 and recently had a baseline mammo.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 Hi. I had a diagnostic mammogram and two ultrasounds three months apart for a nonpalpable lesion.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 IDC, Stage I, Grade 2, 1.8 cm, er, pr, Her2neu - , SLN 0/2, TNM stage pT1c pN0 (i+) (sn) MX.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 8 yrs ago I was diagnosed with DCIS and had a lumpectomy with clear margins and no follow up radiation or chemo.
 Asked: 9/5/2006 What is a Nottingham nodule? What does a "5" mean?
 Asked: 9/1/2006 This is a very silly question but one I''m curious about.
 Asked: 9/1/2006 My 65 yr. old wife had a Biopsy on 8/25/2006.
 Asked: 8/31/2006 I am 32, mother of 3, and currently nursing.

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