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 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.
 Asked: 4/25/2006 Would it be unusual to have mild breast pain a few months after a surgical breast biopsy? The results were benign.
 Asked: 4/17/2006 I am 60 years old and recently found a lump in my breast 2 months after my annual mammogram.
 Asked: 4/16/2006 I had an excisional biopsy and a needle localization breast biopsy done on my left breast for two different breast lumps.
 Asked: 4/15/2006 hello i am a radiologist from india and this is regarding my mothers mammography findings.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 I have a 1.8 cm tumor that was removed by lumpectomy, invasive ductal carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 John Wayne Cancer Center has a study showing needle biopsies can spread cancer.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 When I had a biopsy on my left breast, the surgeon cut along the aureole to avoid leaving a scar.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 My radiologist found microcalcifications on a mammogram and referred me to the local breast care center.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Hi, I wrote to you before about the stereotactic needle biopsy I had done in February.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Hello. I turned 33 2 weeks ago with no family history.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Lillie, I had a stereo biopsy and one of the results was necrosis: present focally.
 Asked: 4/12/2006 I had a vacum assist stereotactic biopsy of microcalcifications near my chest wall and it came back atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 4/12/2006 I am 41. Had a total hysterectomy at 32 (including ovaries) because of a non-cancerous tumor but am on HRT.
 Asked: 4/11/2006 I''m a 41-year-old nursing mother of 10-week-old twins who had her first mammogram last week after an ultrasound revealed a complex cyst in my right...
 Asked: 4/11/2006 I am a 40-yr old woman and was advised to get a localized wire breast biopsy for some calcifications that were found on one of my breasts.
 Asked: 4/11/2006 im 28 and found a lump on my left breast right befor giving birth to my new baby boy.
 Asked: 4/10/2006 Had biopsy with the suspected diagnosis of the radiologist stating DCIS.intermediate to High.
 Asked: 4/10/2006 I am 58 years old and had an ultra sound biopsy last year and the results where "normal".
 Asked: 4/9/2006 I had a Stereotactic breast biopsy and lumpectomy on Sept 1 2006.
 Asked: 4/8/2006 I have just had a stereotactic bx of two areas of microcalcification in Lt breast - which showed atypical lobuler hyperplasia.
 Asked: 4/8/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy on 2 breast calcifications that were close to each other.
 Asked: 4/8/2006 Hi, I recently had a routine mammogram done.
 Asked: 4/8/2006 8 years ago I had surgery for calcification clusters.
 Asked: 4/7/2006 I just recieved my biopsy report and I am trying to decipher it.
 Asked: 4/7/2006 When the Path report says invasive not identified...does that mean there is no invasion? Or is it inconclusive?
 Asked: 4/7/2006 I have a Bi-lateral Mastectomy after treatment of extenstive DCIS in on breast and Hyperplasia in the other.
 Asked: 4/6/2006 A friend was recently diagnosed with DCIS after a stereotactic core needle biopsy revealed that one of three microcalcifications ( a category 4) was DCIS,...
 Asked: 4/6/2006 I was just diagnosed with DCIS, 2 calcifications,same quadrant.
 Asked: 4/6/2006 I''m a 35 yr old woman who went in for a baseline mammogram and then subsequently an ultrasound to confirm a mass found in my right breast.
 Asked: 4/4/2006 I am a 46 yr. old, African American, woman.
 Asked: 4/4/2006 My stereotactic biopsy findings were as follows - Benign breast tissue demonstrating an intraductal papilloma with focal sclerosis, focal duct hyperplasia without atypia, columnar cell...
 Asked: 4/3/2006 Hello, I am a 44 yo with a family history of breast cancer in my mother and MGF had Paget''s Disease.
 Asked: 4/3/2006 Lilie I went back to surgeon about hematoma of nine weeks, theres a couple of knots there.
 Asked: 4/3/2006 Hi Lillie. I''m 37 years old.
 Asked: 3/31/2006 I recently had an excisional breast biopsy.
 Asked: 3/31/2006 I had a statiscal (not sure I am spelling that right) breast biopsy last week because of a calcification cluster found in my breast.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 Lillie. I know Ive asked many questions but after eight weeks of sterotactic biopsy I still have a small residual lump slight discoloration, and a knot where the needle went in, that sometimes hurts.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 what is the chances for a patient diagnosed with stage 3 infiltrating ductal carcinoma(no lymph node)?
 Asked: 3/30/2006 I was recently called to come in for magnification of calcifications viewed on my regular mammogram.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 Please help me to know where to go from here.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 Hi, i am SOOO scared and very upset.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 Hi. I had a biospy on my left breast on March 23 for a cluster of calcification.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 This site and service are amazing - thanks for hosting it! I''m a 41 yo white female with a postive family Hx of Breast Ca...
 Asked: 3/29/2006 If lymphoma is cancer going thru the lymph system...and after receiving chemo they are ok.....why can''t chemo for breast cancer kill the cancer in our...
 Asked: 3/29/2006 I am a 35 yr. old woman and recently had a left breast excision.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 I recently had a mammogram that showed "the need for further evaluation." I went back and had some "special views mammogram" of my left breast...
 Asked: 3/28/2006 I was called back for a second mammogram and ultrasound at the end of January to look a 4 mm spot on my mammogram.
 Asked: 3/28/2006 Very GOOD news! Have you ever heard of getting pathology results so fast? My doctor''s office called late yesterday afternoon and the tumor biopsied on...
 Asked: 3/28/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy 8 weeks ago, and an excisional biopsy about 6 weeks ago.
 Asked: 3/27/2006 Had ultrasound guided core needle biopsy on Friday.
 Asked: 3/26/2006 How long after a lumpectomy will the bruising go away completely? No pain, just a slight discoloration.Thanks!
 Asked: 3/26/2006 I am eight weeks post stereotactic biposy and still have a residual lump and now at the incision part where needle was inserted theres another...
 Asked: 3/26/2006 Hello - In August 2005 I had a mammotome performed to remove calcifications that had changed.
 Asked: 3/26/2006 Good Evening, On 3/11/06 had Right Mammography (Supplelmentary Views).
 Asked: 3/26/2006 my mother was just diagnosed with ductal invasive carcinoma, her mammagram showed 5mm opacity.
 Asked: 3/25/2006 I had a breast biopsy on one mass and a needle localized biopsy on a second mass.
 Asked: 3/25/2006 i had a biopsy nearly 6mo ago on my left breast that concluded ''mild fibrocystic changes associated with microcalcifications''...I have had trouble with consistant discomfort...
 Asked: 3/24/2006 You recently gave me some excellent advice as I was unsure whether to have a breast lump removed.
 Asked: 3/24/2006 Hi...thanks for this very informative website:) I know this will sound silly and your answer will probably be "there has been no evidence to support...
 Asked: 3/23/2006 hi. I''m 39 and have two aunts in Mexico dying of breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 What does Metaplastic tumor, low grade mean? I had a biopsy about 7 months ago they found a 2-3 mm lesion.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 After a diagnostic mammogram and ultra sound, a needle biopsy was recommended because they "see" tissue inside a cyst that is only .09cm.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 I am 48 and had a lump diagnosed as a cyst and aspirated.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 Im a 39 years old , female who found a lump on my breast.After a needle aspiration the preliminary results : "Atypical cells",they also performed...
 Asked: 3/22/2006 I am 43. I had a baseline mammogram at age 35, then began annual mammograms at 40.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 Question 1: I had a needle biopsy and the report states the right breast shows intraductal papilloma containing calcifications and focal lobular hyperplasia
 Asked: 3/22/2006 My question is regarding needle location. Can you please explain the mechanics behind the locking mechanicism in the needle.
 Asked: 3/21/2006 Just had VAD core biopsy. Pathology states fibrosis, adenosis, focal infiltrated composed of histiocytic& multinucleated giant cells, microcalcifications in benign terminal ducts.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 It has been ten days since I had a stereotactic core biopsy.
 Asked: 3/21/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy last Friday to investigate a cluster of microcalc.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 Recently underwent a lumpectomy, waiting on biopsy report.
 Asked: 3/21/2006 Lillie you have been so good to me.
 Asked: 3/21/2006 Hello, I''m 31 Caucasian F. I''m scheduled for an excisional biopsy in the next few weeks for a fibroadenoma that I''ve had since I was about 17.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 Thank you for taking my question. Two months ago I had a stereotactic biopsy with clip inserted.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 Hello! I would like to know how much is the average doctor''s fee for steriotactic breast biopsy.Does this fee double when two areas of the...
 Asked: 3/20/2006 Results of stereotactic core biopsy of my right breast done on 3/8/06: Intraductal carcinoma in-situ with necrosis and solid features.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 I had a recent diagnotic mammogram done at Methodist Hospital in Houston to check on a very small lump I had found.
 Asked: 3/19/2006 On a manual exam, a harder small lump was found.
 Asked: 3/19/2006 50 yr old premenopausal female. Results of stereotactic biopsy on 020206 were intermediate grade DCIS with necrosis (detected by mammography - microcalcifications, 3cm area).
 Asked: 3/19/2006 Could you please comment on what approach Hopkins takes to the evaluation of pleomorphic LCIS with necrosis.

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