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 Asked: 3/25/2010 On 3-11-2010, I had a needle biopsy, with the diagnoses of Lobular carcinoma (in situ).
 Asked: 3/20/2010 My mom just received the results of her breast biopsy and we were told that it was metastatic.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 I am 56 years old and had an excisional biopsy yesterday for a cluster of microcalcifications seen on a digital mammogram.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 I had a stereotactic biopsy yesterday (3/19/10) because the 2nd magnified mammography showed a cluster of 12 microcalcifications in my left breast.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 If the diagnosis is invasive ductal carcinoma stage 2-3, is the cancer spreading while waiting 3 weeks for an appointment with a breast surgeon?
 Asked: 3/19/2010 I was sheduled for a vacuum-assisted breast biopsy on a .5cm x .5cm x 2cm area that showed up on my annual mammogram and then ultrasound.
 Asked: 3/17/2010 My friend just had a double mastectomy and they found 2 more "hot" spots in her breast that they did not know about before.
 Asked: 3/15/2010 In February, 2009, I had a surgical biopsy for a pleomorphic cluster of calcifications against the chest wall.
 Asked: 3/14/2010 I know I have asked something similar to this before.
 Asked: 3/14/2010 I had a routine mamogram and breast ultrasound on February 19, 2010.
 Asked: 3/13/2010 My mother just got her breast mass pathology report back and we are trying to understand what it all means.
 Asked: 3/11/2010 I am 26 weeks pregnant and I just had a biopsy.
 Asked: 3/11/2010 Hi again, Lillie. I spoke to my doctor yesterday and finally got my answer as to why she was recommending a biopsy.
 Asked: 3/9/2010 I recently had a biopsy done on my right breast and I got the biopsy results today and I was wondering what exactly does two...
 Asked: 3/9/2010 Wow that was a quick response. Thanks! The bi-rad score was a 4.
 Asked: 3/9/2010 I recently had a mammogram, mri and sonogram and was given copies of the reports.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 I had an ultrasound guided core needle biopsy on 2/24/10 and was fine except for some heavy bleeding...4 days later a bruise appeared but that...
 Asked: 3/7/2010 It''s been two weeks post-op for a surgical breast biopsy.
 Asked: 3/4/2010 I had an excisional biopsy on a flat thicken area.
 Asked: 3/3/2010 if you have a stat breast biopsy what is the quickest they could come back.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 Is ultrasound ever a definitive diagnosis of fibroadenoma? I recently had a diagnostic mammogram and us of right breast.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 What causes jumping under the left breast? It feels somewhat like a baby kicking.But I am not pregnant.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 I had a sterotactic core needle breast bx of my left breast in Dec 2009 and had some swelling.
 Asked: 2/28/2010 i went in for biopsy mammo showed density a cyst and a possie Lump but when I went to surgeon a week later for biopsy...
 Asked: 2/14/2010 My friend (35 year old Caucasian female) was diagnosed--after feeling a painful lump in her breast--yesterday with IDC, Nottingham Scale 8 or 9.
 Asked: 2/14/2010 Are titanium markers only used when cancer is diagnosed or do they always use markers when a biopsy is done?
 Asked: 2/6/2010 I had an open excisional biopsy with wire localization on 1/28/10.
 Asked: 2/6/2010 Lillie, Thank you so much for such a quick reply.
 Asked: 2/6/2010 hello, I am so very happy to have come across your site.
 Asked: 1/23/2010 I had an abnormal mammo and magnification of a tiny cluster of 3 microcalcifications without mass near the chest wall in Oct.
 Asked: 11/21/2009 My sister is 55yrs.old. Currently had rt.
 Asked: 11/15/2009 What information is there regarding outcomes for those who have decided not to have surgical excision for radial scar found on biopsy only (not mammography)?..
 Asked: 11/15/2009 I had low grade dcis almost 5 yrs ago then 3 yrs ago a sclerosing papilloma and since that time have been getting digital mammos...
 Asked: 11/8/2009 Thank you for your quick reply regarding my question on biopsy in the periaerloa area and wire localization procedure.
 Asked: 11/7/2009 Hi again Lillie, : Just a question regarding my ealier post - I am scheduled for an excisional biopsy -( because it is too small...
 Asked: 11/1/2009 im sorry for so many questions. recently john hopkins recieved my slides from my biopsy.
 Asked: 11/1/2009 how common would it be to remove 4 dcis calcifications.
 Asked: 11/1/2009 Hi Lillie, I am scheduled for an excisional biopsy -( because it is too small to do a FNA) of a small,palpable breast lump that...
 Asked: 8/30/2009 When I was 16 weeks pregnant I found a lump in my breast, obgyn sent me for a breast ultrasound which revealed abnormal lymph node...
 Asked: 8/29/2009 For those who are reading all of your wonderful questions and helpful answers, but who feel fearful, I would just like to say,I am 57...
 Asked: 8/29/2009 I''m sorry, I don''t understand. I''m only DCIS, not invasive.
 Asked: 8/29/2009 Sorry, One quick follow up question.
 Asked: 8/29/2009 Ultrasound showed 7x6x8mm lesion in right breast.
 Asked: 8/29/2009 I had a mamogram on 7/6 which showed 3 foci of increasing calcifications in my right breast.
 Asked: 8/16/2009 Hello- I wrote last week (40 years old, first mammo with microcalc cluster and nodules in other side).
 Asked: 8/9/2009 My wife had her right breast bioppsied on Thursday 8/6/09.
 Asked: 8/8/2009 I am scheduled this Thurs for 3 biopsies.
 Asked: 8/3/2009 What about the combination of multiple foci of atypical ductal hyperplasia and LCIS? I am 51 years old(premenopausal) with a family history of breast cancer...
 Asked: 7/27/2009 Let me start by saying " Hello" my name is Mary and I am a bit confused, worried, and on edge, if you could answer...
 Asked: 7/26/2009 Are breast core biopsys painful. Will be having one in a weeks time and have a fear of hospitals etc.
 Asked: 7/26/2009 Hello Lillie, First I want to say that I am so grateful for the service you offer.
 Asked: 7/12/2009 My test results were negative for breast cancer after my wire localization biopsy and lumpectomy.
 Asked: 7/13/2009 After my last wide excisional biopsy, the pathology report states: radial scar with florid adenosis, columnar cell atypia and apocrine atypia.
 Asked: 7/4/2009 Hi, I am 30 years old and not married.
 Asked: 6/21/2009 Hello, I have a question regarding the excision biopsy results of my wife (31 yrs old, live in Boston, no family history for BC).
 Asked: 6/21/2009 Hi I am a 41 year old female who was just diagnosised on 6-17 with breast cancer...the growth was discovered during a annual mamo and...
 Asked: 6/22/2009 I''m a medical student. I want to know what incision should be given for excision of a painful fibroadenoma at 6''o clock and 3cm size.
 Asked: 6/20/2009 I have a 2cm lump to the right of my nipple on the right breast.
 Asked: 6/14/2009 Hello, I had an x-ray guided stereotactic biopsy yesterday.
 Asked: 6/14/2009 My 18 year old niece found a lump about 2 months ago.
 Asked: 6/14/2009 I am 33 years old, personal history of melanoma, history of cancer on maternal and paternal side (breast, colon, ovarian, cervical).
 Asked: 6/1/2009 I am 47years old and just had a mastecotmy for a tumour that was 3.9 cm in size.
 Asked: 5/10/2009 Hello Lillie, I just had my 8th biopsy, 6 of them came back finding papillomas or papillomatosis and two of those had atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 I am a woman with very small breasts ( A) & was referred for a stereotactic biopsy by the radiologist.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 I am 2 weeks post excisional biopsy for a mammographic density in the upper breast –result: localized fibrocystic tissue (around 1.5 cm).
 Asked: 4/12/2009 I had a duct excision almost a year ago (may 2008)due to persistent nipple discharge, with the path report coming back as epithelial hyperplasia, ductal...
 Asked: 4/11/2009 Radiology report: Spot magnification views of left breast to evaluate focal asymetry in the upper aspect of the left breast.
 Asked: 4/5/2009 I am 48 in 2007 I had an abnormal mammogram.
 Asked: 4/5/2009 I had ultrasound guided biopsy on both breasts and the results came out as two fibroadenomas and one dense stromal fibrois.
 Asked: 4/4/2009 I had a probably benign finding from a u/s guided needle core biopsy in 10/2006.
 Asked: 4/4/2009 I am going to a surgeon on Monday.
 Asked: 3/29/2009 Hi, one more question following question number 1..
 Asked: 3/29/2009 Hi, I''m 22 this year and have 3 lumps in my left breast.
 Asked: 3/28/2009 I had an excisional breast biopsy on 3/20/09.the results came back as benign breast w/non-proliferative fibrocystic change-microcalcification present,as well as minimal focal proliferative fibrocystic change(duct...
 Asked: 3/9/2009 The diagnosis of my breast biopsy states: Fibrocystic changes (intraductal hyperplasia, columnar cell change, duct ectasia with colloid/musinous changes of the stroma, fibrosis and microcalcifications
 Asked: 3/9/2009 I am 52 years postmenopausal. At an annual mammogram, calcifications against the chest wall were noted.
 Asked: 3/8/2009 I had a stereotactic biopsy 4 years ago.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 i am 39 yrs old, 2 children both breast fed.
 Asked: 3/1/2009 Please explain micromets? When these are found in lymphnodes,how is this different from actual cancer cells or tumors? Thank you for your help..
 Asked: 3/1/2009 to my question #2.the mammogram was done after my 1st biospy, showing that i had alot more calcifications after 8 were removed.but after my surgeon...
 Asked: 2/28/2009 Hi, I had open breast biopsy on the left side breast, the place had been but is just left side under arm pit.
 Asked: 2/28/2009 i was dx with high grade comedo dcis.
 Asked: 2/22/2009 45-year old Asian here. Thanks so much for your prompt response.
 Asked: 2/21/2009 Please help me to understand my biopsy.
 Asked: 2/16/2009 can you tell what would cause dcis to be neither er negative or er positive.
 Asked: 2/14/2009 Hi, I''m 25 and I recently accidentally found a large lump in my left breast.
 Asked: 2/14/2009 In December I found a pea sized lump in my breast.
 Asked: 2/14/2009 i''m 48, possibly postmenopausal. Digital mammogram revealed a cluster of 3 calcifications.
 Asked: 2/9/2009 31 yr old with maternal history of breast cancer has 2 inch lump with granulation not seen on mammogram or ultra sound, but found on mri.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 My OB-Gyn found a small palpable breast mass.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 first of all thank you so much for this site.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 I had a mammotome in September 2005 and the lab report came back saying dilated ducts with focal apocrine metaplasia.
 Asked: 2/1/2009 what are the physical differences between paget''s disease of the nipple and nipple adenoma and melanoma of the nipple.
 Asked: 1/25/2009 Microcalcifications seen in post breat-cancer mammogram. The doctors decided to biopsy it but said they could not get enough tissue so to follow up again in another six months.
 Asked: 1/25/2009 Was diagnosed with dcis pathology report after partial mast.
 Asked: 1/25/2009 My mother is having a core needle biopsy done because of an asymmetric mass on her left breast.
 Asked: 1/24/2009 Thanks for the quick answer. Can you tell me if a lactating adenoma can return after a lumpectomy? I know you said the lump could be old milk but was curious if it could also be the same as what was taken out.
 Asked: 1/24/2009 I am 43 yrs old and just had a digital mammogram, us and biopsy.
 Asked: 1/24/2009 I am Question no 5 as of this moment (51 year old, etc ) Got biopsy results today: invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 1, size is .4 cm.

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