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 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.
 Asked: 3/19/2006 okay seven weeks after stereo tactic biopsy still have a quarter size lump and some light bruising..Is this lump common..
 Asked: 3/19/2006 Hi, what''s p53: over-expressed means? Is this a good or bad thing to have? Thanks.
 Asked: 3/19/2006 I just had a core stereotaxic biopsy with insertion of a titanium chip to mark the "problem tissue" in my left breast - luckily the...
 Asked: 3/10/2006 I am a 41 yr old male.
 Asked: 3/10/2006 Hello again, I wrote and received a responce from you on 3/07/06 is was question # 40, My results came back, Doctor called me last night.
 Asked: 3/10/2006 What does this diagnosis mean: Fibrocystic changes including adenosis,sclerosing adenosis and stromal fibrosis.
 Asked: 3/10/2006 Left breast, stereotactic neeedle biopies report: Small focus of high atypical ductal hyperplasia, see comment benign breast tissue with fibrocystic change and multifocal microcalcifications
 Asked: 3/10/2006 Here is my Biopsy result and I''m concerned because I have a mother who had breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/10/2006 Thank you for your response to my previous question.
 Asked: 3/9/2006 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy done eight months ago.
 Asked: 3/9/2006 please tell me if grade 3 cells in fibrocystic mastopathy proliferative is an indicator of cancer.
 Asked: 3/9/2006 thank you for your quick response to my original question.
 Asked: 3/8/2006 I saw surgeon this Monday and he scheduled me for stereotactic biopsy this Friday.
 Asked: 3/8/2006 my breast biopsy path report states fibrocystic mastopathy, proliferative with focal moderate ductal hyperplasia, adenosis, cysts,patchy secretory change, stromalfibrosis and numerous microclcifications
 Asked: 3/8/2006 I had biopsy that revealed low grade DCIS and ADH and rare microcalcifications from one hospital.
 Asked: 3/7/2006 I am 48 and had a diagnostic mammogram and u/s done last week after I felt a lump in left breast.
 Asked: 3/7/2006 I am a forty-seven year old premenopausal woman.
 Asked: 3/7/2006 OK. Is lobular carcinoma in-situ (LCIS) "cancer" or "not cancer".
 Asked: 3/6/2006 I would just like to say thank you for having this site.
 Asked: 3/6/2006 Hi. I am 36yr old white female that just received the following path report from my Mammotome of R breast microcalcifications (done on 3/2): 2.0x2.0x0.3 cm aggregate tissue cores.
 Asked: 3/6/2006 I am 36 and had my baseline mammogram done 1 month ago.
 Asked: 3/6/2006 Can you tell your thoughts on a mammatome biopsy? We have been watching a cystic area for a year or so now.
 Asked: 3/6/2006 I had a mamogram in december 2005 in San Diego and the doctor said results were normal to repeat in a year.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 hi I am 38 no family history had abnormal mammo BI-rad 0 then Us bi-rad 4A ( the lump had some blood flow ) most...
 Asked: 3/5/2006 On 2/14/06 I had a stereotactic biopsy with some bleeding during the procedure.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 I''ve had continuous cysts, calcifications, fibroadenomas in one breast & 2 prior cores.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 I am a 25 year old healty woman with no history of breast cancer in my family.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 In April of 2005 I had 6 rounds of TAC for Invasive Lobe Ca.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 I hate to bother again but when will this lump from hematoma from a month ago stereotactic biopsy go away Im starting to get nervous here.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 I had a breast biopsy that turned out benign 2 years ago.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 In 2004 I had a core biopsy of what turned out to be a fibroadenoma.

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