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 Asked: 7/21/2006 I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in Sept''05.
 Asked: 7/21/2006 my daughter is 18 and noticed a lump in her right breast.
 Asked: 7/20/2006 sentinel node biopsy: I am shceduled for this, prior to my mastectomy.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 Hi, had a FNA yesterday 5th July.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 I had an incisional breast biopsy with needle localization on 6-2-06.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 This will be long sorry in advance.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy for microcalcifications, and it was beneign.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 I recently had a stereotactic biopsy for calcifications in the left breast.
 Asked: 6/29/2006 Radiology Report Findings: In the upper inner quadrant of the left breast, at approximately the 11 – 12 o’clock position, in the region of the...
 Asked: 6/29/2006 Hello. I am scheduled to have a stereotactic core needle biopsy of microcalcifications and have refused the clip for many reasons.
 Asked: 6/29/2006 Read your response to Feb. 3 biopsy pain - had a mammogram and an untrasound (the ultrasound across the nipple hurt more.) Nothing shows up on either.
 Asked: 6/28/2006 I have an ultrasound guided core biopsy performed; Would you please explain to me this diagnosis: Mammary carcinoma in situ, intermediate nuclear grade, with solid...
 Asked: 6/28/2006 Have you heard of or have an opinion on the "Intact Breast Lesion Excision System (formerly en bloc) using the Intact probe.
 Asked: 6/28/2006 After a central ductal excision is done are there things you can''t do? Such as lifting.
 Asked: 6/28/2006 I had an breast biopsy Feb. 3.
 Asked: 6/28/2006 I have a non maligant lump about 7mm in my left breast I have had a needle biopsy and the results confirm no cancer.
 Asked: 6/27/2006 I am 52 years old, with no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/27/2006 What is the difference in a local recurrence and progression of disease? How can you tell the difference in this based on a needle biopsy...
 Asked: 6/27/2006 I have recently been diagnosed with DCIS, first seen as 1 cm cluster of microcalcifications on routine mammogram.
 Asked: 6/27/2006 I had a lumpectomy and axillary dissection in March.
 Asked: 6/27/2006 I am having an excisonal biopsy done i have to have a needle inserted first to help locate the area.
 Asked: 6/20/2006 My 60 years old post menopausal mother with no other medical problem was diagnosed having intraductal carcinoma of the right breast.She had a mastectomy...
 Asked: 6/20/2006 I am a 37 year old who received a pathological diagnosis on the left breast.Invasive ductal carcinoma present in 5 of 6 cores.
 Asked: 6/20/2006 During my annual mamagram, I''m 51 a .08mm mass was discovered.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 I am a 60 year old female with COPD.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 I am 60 years old post menopausal with no other medical problem and was diagnosed having intraductal carcinoma of the right breast.I had a mastectomy...
 Asked: 6/19/2006 I had a core needle biopsy on 6/13.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 Hi there, I have a question concerning a biopsy.
 Asked: 6/16/2006 I had two masses per breast recently biopsied.
 Asked: 6/16/2006 Based on my byopsy I am progestrone and estrogen receptive.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 Many thanks for this wed page.After much reading concerning microcalcifications, I''m not sure what my next step should be.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 I had an excisional biopsy 3 months ago my breast remains very sore and swells some times I have several hard spots one is very large is this normal .
 Asked: 6/14/2006 I am a 52 year old woman just recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 Due to a cluster of calcifications, I has a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I had a ultrasound guided biopsy and clip inserted on May 31.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I had an excisional biopsy in February resulting in the removal of a 5 centimeter tumor.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy on Thursday 6/8.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 Core Needle biopsy results showed no evidence of malignancy; however, PASH, ductal hyperplasia (without atypia), and dilated ducts were seen.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 my biopsy report reads infiltrating ductal carcinoma and focal ductal carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 i had bloody discharge of right nipple and recently had surgery.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 Can marker clips placed in the breast after biopsy be seen on 3D ultrasound? Does it make a difference if the clips are titanium or stainless steel?
 Asked: 6/5/2006 I had a 4cm tumor removed in April and had no lymphnodes involved.
 Asked: 6/1/2006 I am writing from Montreal Canada and my 72 years old GrandMaa who is currently residing in Bangladesh recently had mastectomy and in the Histopathologic...
 Asked: 5/31/2006 I am 32 yrs old, my mother had breast cancer (diagnosed at age 54, passed away at 57).
 Asked: 5/31/2006 I had an ultrasound guided core breat biopsy 1 week ago.
 Asked: 5/31/2006 I am an Anesthesiologist and my spouse (an ER physician), and I are at our wits end dealing with my mother-in-laws breast problems.
 Asked: 5/31/2006 Hi and thank you. I am 53 years old and have recently been diagnosed with extremely dense breasts.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 I had an excisional biopsy 4 months ago and a medical oncologist recently recommended an MRI on that breast at a future date.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 In April of 2006 I was diagnosed with LCIS after having had an excisional biopsy for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 I am a 42 year old woman who recently had her yearly mammo and ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 Last week I had stereotactic biopsy. The pathology report (on two different specimens) gives the following: 1) extensive lobular carcinoma in situ & atypical ductal hyperplasia involving sclerosing adenosis; and 2) extensive atypical ductal hyperplasia involving sclerosing adenosis; Additional comments by the pathologist recommend surgical excision.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 In 2003 a l.7cm Medullary carcinoma removed from right breast.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 I had an abnormality in my lymph node in the dense part of my left breast, which I emailed you about several days ago.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 I am a 47 yo female 3 yrs post reduction surgery.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 On May 12, 2006, had an excisional biopsy of the right breast.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 I am 42 years old and am having a stereotactic biopsy in two days due to some micro-calcifications found during a routine screening mammogram.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 I am 61 and had a lumpectomy after a mammogram showed a collection of microcalcifications in the medial aspect of the left mid breast at...
 Asked: 5/22/2006 I am scheduled for a modified radical mastectomy of the right breast.
 Asked: 5/22/2006 I had a breast biopsy two years ago with benign results.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 My husbband, age 48, discovered a lump in his right breast a couple of weeks ago.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 I had a core needle biopsy done last week on my left breast.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 I am scheduled for a " prophylactic bilateral mastectomy" at a major cancer researh center.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 For a suspicious nonpalpable area aprox. 1.2 cm with scattered microcalcifications in the center of (small) left breast, initial surgical consult resulted in rec.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 Thank you for responsing.As I mentioned before, I was diagnosed with R lob.and ductile cancer, Her2 neg but FISH postive in Oct 2004.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 AN I have the Oncotype DX test done on the biopsy sample done during my core needle (assuming there is enough tissue left) or do...
 Asked: 5/17/2006 I had a mammogram done on May 4, 2006, there were some abnormities in my left breast lymp node.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 Thank you for your response to my e-mail(44yr.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 My gyn ordered a diagnostic mammogram and an US after a screening mammogram revealed a cluster of microcalcifications last month.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 I have a friend who ways diagnosed with BC back in 2001.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 Thank you for your response to my question(5/15).
 Asked: 5/16/2006 I was diagnosed with R lobular and L and R ductile breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/16/2006 44yr. no family history.
 Asked: 5/14/2006 I recently had a biopsy due to a finding on mammography/ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 My twin sister was diagnosed with malignant phyllodes tumor.
 Asked: 5/13/2006 Diagnosed atypical ductal hyperplasia right breast. Procedure: Right Breast Needle Localized Excisional Biopsy on 4/7/06.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 I had a core needle biopy of my right breast on April 6.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 Thanks for your quick response to the question on finding dcis during an excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 5/10/2006 If an excisional biopsy is done and dcis is found, can it all be removed at the time of the biopsy?
 Asked: 5/10/2006 I am 29-years-old. I found a large lump in my breast and had a mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 On Feb 9, 2006, I had a breast biopsy that turned into a partial masectomy.
 Asked: 5/9/2006 Hello, I am a 50 YR OLD FEMALE, IN 1997 I had invasive infilitrating ductal carcinoma, stage 3, in 2003 I had Non Hodgkins Lymphoma,...
 Asked: 5/9/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy Feb 3 - three month later I was finally able to be seen by my Gyne after enduring pain.
 Asked: 5/9/2006 Female Age: 21 Family History: Breast lump found in sister''s breast at 13, biopsy at 24 found cancer.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 My mother (52) had a lumpectomy done on 5/2/06.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 I had a breast biopsy Sept 05 followed with surgery the mass they took out was all pre-cancerous cells.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 I am 29 years old and recently had an ultrasound who''s results state "1.2 cm mass in the right breast at 2 o''clock in the retrareolar region.
 Asked: 5/3/2006 10 months ago I had a biopsy done for Micro calc., everything went well and the results came back fine.
 Asked: 5/3/2006 You answered my 1st question as #9 on 4/27, asking what the result was.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 Yesterday I had a stereotactic vacuum assisted biopsy as I had micro calcifications noted on my recent mammogram of my left breast.
 Asked: 5/2/2006 My mom (71 years old), no family hx had coned compression view of left breast and bilateral breast ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/1/2006 I have suffered severe and painful nerve damage in my breast.
 Asked: 5/1/2006 had ultrasound core needle biopsy, 03/15/06 dx with ilc in left breast, mri confirmed not in right breast.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 How many needle localization breast biopsies are performed in this country per year? Thanks.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 I am 53, with a history of ADH, and have a question about biopsy results.
 Asked: 4/26/2006 This is diagnosis and pathology: Age 57, lumpectomy of invasive carcinoma 1.8 cm, high grade: Grade III, comedo present, Extensive intraductal component absent
 Asked: 4/27/2006 I am scheduled for a stereotactic biopsy on April 27th.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 Hello! I have had a wire inserted into my breast to locate the lesion, before being brought into the Operating room for an excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 My mother had hormone receptor + bc at age 49, had a mastectomy (incl lymph nodes) w/chemo and 5 yrs of Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 4/26/2006 Following an abnormal mammogram I had a spot compression mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 4/25/2006 I just received results from a magnification view of my L breast.

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