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 Asked: 1/12/2006 When the mass is 0.7 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm, how long would you say it has been there? If the results of the biopsy...
 Asked: 1/12/2006 I found a lump in my breast in Jan/Feb.
 Asked: 1/12/2006 Hello Lillie! Once again, thank you for the wonderful service you provide to those who are going through such a frightening and stressful time.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 I saw a surgeon today for a mass in my R breast which is a spiculated density and is 0.7 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm...
 Asked: 1/11/2006 Hi! I''ve had a breast biopsy by neddle.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 Today I went to have a ultra sound guided needle biopsy.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 Should I get a stereotactic biopsy if my calfications arelocated on or about the wall of my breast? Are there any problems I should know...
 Asked: 1/11/2006 In August I had three negative breast biopsies, but 4-1/2 months later I still find that my breast is tender and sore to sleep on that side.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 A few years ago my mother had a tumor on her left breast.
 Asked: 1/9/2006 Hi, I am a 50 year old woman who had a recent Lumpectomy x 2 .
 Asked: 1/9/2006 I have fibrous breasts and have been monitored with a yearly mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 1/9/2006 I''m scheduled for a core biopsy for 3 areas of concern: 1.5cm nodular density with microlobulated margin.
 Asked: 1/9/2006 Thanks for your site..I wrote you about a two weeks ago for advice regarding possible recurrence.
 Asked: 1/9/2006 Thank you for all the amazing work you do on this site.
 Asked: 1/8/2006 Eleven Days ago I had bi-lateral, multifocal,stereotactic core breast biopsy for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 1/8/2006 My 18 year old daughter found a lump in her right breast.
 Asked: 1/7/2006 My mother is 73 years old and has been diagnosed with Infiltrating Ductile Carcinoma - Grade 2 measuring 1.0x0,5x0.5cm.
 Asked: 1/7/2006 I am a 33 yo female with a mass found on physical exam.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 My wife recently recieved her surgical pathology report and we had some questions.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 On my ultra sound report it read Ultrasound BI-RADS: 4 suspicious abnormality.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 I have an 8 mm oval mass in rt.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 I recently had a core needle biopsy done on my right breast.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 A month ago I had a mammatome stereotactic biopsy done at a large breast care center by an oncology surgeon with an 11 guage needle...
 Asked: 1/5/2006 I had a core needle biopsy last week and the results showed it was either a fibroid adenoma or a low grade phylloid.
 Asked: 1/4/2006 Can you please explain. My pathology report states: A fragment of a papillary lesion (cell block), clusters of ductal epithelial cells in papillary groupings,fragments of a adipose tissue and blood.
 Asked: 1/4/2006 I had a surgical breast byopsy in july of 05 and the surgeon said mass was benign but the nipple is still inverted farther inward...
 Asked: 1/4/2006 Hi again! I went to the Surgical Oncologist today, and he felt the lump in my breast and has scheduled me to go to the...
 Asked: 1/3/2006 I recently had a needle biopsy for a lump in my "good" breast.
 Asked: 1/3/2006 How wide do the margins have to be to be considered clean?
 Asked: 1/2/2006 i had a cystosarcoma phyllode in my breast this was removed with wide extration this was 9 years ago I just went in for a...
 Asked: 1/2/2006 Many thanks for this site. I have a a large (3 inch x 2 inch) lump in my left breast.
 Asked: 1/2/2006 Hi I''m about to go into hospital next week for an open breast biopsy, I''m 32 years old and live in Australia.
 Asked: 1/2/2006 Im 42, no children, no family history of breast cancer or any cancer.
 Asked: 1/2/2006 I had a lumpectomy 8 years ago (infiltrating aprx 2 cm tumor and second smaller nodule with negative nodes er+ CMF followed radiation and later...
 Asked: 12/30/2005 Thanks for your incredibly prompt response. I sent the earlier note today (Question 2) regarding the stereotactic and ultrasound biopsies.
 Asked: 12/30/2005 I had an ultrasound guided biopsy of a lump in my right breast and a stereotactic biopsy for microcalcification also in my right breast.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 Excisional biopsy done 12/9/05 Path. report says: Intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 i had cluster of micro calcification with irreular boarder.Biopsy came back as benign calcification with one mm of atypical ductal hyperplasia and they reffered me...
 Asked: 12/29/2005 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy yesterday for a small cluster of microcalcifications.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 In regards to my previous question #32, the pathology came back benign.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 8 weeks ago I had a clear yellow discharge come out of my left nipple.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 I had a Needle Core Biopsy using ultrasound guidance done Dec 6 with a pin placement and a mammogram right after at a local breast clinic.
 Asked: 12/27/2005 I want to thank you for your reply to my question dated 12-26-05, question #2 about my concerns about delay in getting to my surgery and other things.
 Asked: 12/27/2005 4.5 weeks ago I had an excisional biopsy on both breasts.
 Asked: 12/27/2005 There was an earlier question: "If a person has a 1.8cm breast tumor, and the cancer has already spread to bones or liver, would you...
 Asked: 12/27/2005 was diagnosed with “carcinom trabecular”, I am 26 years old.
 Asked: 12/27/2005 an aspiration of fluid from a small cyst connected to a larger calcified cyst which had an untrasound guided core biopsy done both are non cancerous.
 Asked: 12/26/2005 My recent biopsy report says "mild fibrocystic changes associated with microcalcifications" follow up in 6mo.
 Asked: 12/26/2005 Hi again, I was the person that wrote to you from question #6 on breast biopsy.
 Asked: 12/26/2005 If a person has a 1.8cm breast tumor, and the cancer has already spread to bones or liver, would you still remove the breast tumor?..
 Asked: 12/26/2005 Hello and thank you for the answer.What is the probability of Ductal Adenoma or Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis MIMIC Invasive Ductal Carcicoma on clinical and pathology...
 Asked: 12/26/2005 I have been diagnosed with DCIS high nuclear grade, solid pattern with associated necrosis and microcalcifications, measuring .4CM in greatest dimension
 Asked: 12/26/2005 I am 38 and have had fibrocystic breasts since my teens.
 Asked: 12/23/2005 While undergoing needle localization for a nonpalpable breast biopsy, the radiologist needed to pull the needle back out of the lesion a bit - this...
 Asked: 12/23/2005 I just received my pathology report after having a lumpectomry for DCIS.
 Asked: 12/22/2005 what is focal adenomyoepithelia hyperplasia.
 Asked: 12/22/2005 I have a weird question. I had three biopsies in one breast and one in the other.
 Asked: 12/22/2005 I had core biopsies done 3 weeks ago and have a large hematoma over one of the sites.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 I am 48 yrs old and they are saying I have breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 I had a breast biopsy (core biopsy with a radiologist and surgeon)and the surgeon ended up going through my entire breast with the needle.
 Asked: 12/20/2005 I am 34, I had a painfree lump drained by a small needle, the doctor said since the fluid was dishwater dirty that it was...
 Asked: 12/20/2005 Is a lumpectomy always recommended with the diagnosis of dcis?
 Asked: 12/20/2005 I have a stereotactic breast core biopsy scheduled in 2 days.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 I had a stereostatic biopsy two weeks ago in my left breast for micrcalcifications.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 I just had a biopsy done on a palpable mass that was not found on mammogram or sonogram.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 I am 29 and recently had a mammogram that showed two groups of calcifications.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 I am scheduled for a lumpectomy for high grade DCIS cribform and solid type nuclear grade III with central necrosis.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 Thank you for your wonderful site. I have never had a serious illness!and I just been diagnosed with "INFILTRATING DUCT CARCICOMA NOS".Ultrasound and bilateral mammogram showed on left breast a mass at 10 o''clock 4 cm from nipple size 20 mm and extensive intraductal component.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 Thank you for your wonderful site. I have never had a serious illness!and I just been diagnosed with "INFILTRATING DUCT CARCICOMA NOS".Ultrasound and bilateral mammogram showed on left breast a mass at 10 o''clock 4 cm from nipple size 20 mm and extensive intraductal component.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 I had a breast surgery on Nov.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 Why does it take 3-5 days for a result of a stereotatic bx.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 I had a needle core biopsy done last week and it was performed by a radiologist.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 I had a right breast biopsy in the 10 o''clock position yesterday.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 After a mammogram, last friday, they sent me immediately to ultrasound.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 I am a 47 year old female who had a mammogram that required additional views and an ultrasound.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 This site is so wonderful; thank you for providing such a service.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 Hi again. This is a long road.
 Asked: 12/15/2005 Could you please help me? I had a surgical biopsy (after a guidewire was put in during magnification mammograms) for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 12/15/2005 Thanks for answering my question posted on 12/15/05 about having an 8mm oval density removed using an excisional biopsy vs.
 Asked: 12/15/2005 I am a 51 postmenopasual women, due to a total hysterectomy at age 44- due to large ovarian cysts, benign.
 Asked: 12/14/2005 Hi, this is my 3rd question - YOU ARE GREAT!!! What is radial sclerosing lesions? I have 2 that the doctor says must be removed...
 Asked: 12/14/2005 I had a recent mammogram and sonogram which indicated a complex cyst lesion demonstrating internal septation.
 Asked: 12/14/2005 Received a bilateral mammo on 12/8 (age 41).
 Asked: 12/14/2005 I''m having an ultrasound guided biopsy next week; I had a breast MRI with an enhancing lesion which correlated with ultrasound as an 8 mm solid lesion.
 Asked: 12/13/2005 hi i have written a couple of times,thanx for getting back with me.I am 38 yrs old and got my ultrasound states "findings:there are...
 Asked: 12/13/2005 My dr. has recommended an MRI-guided biopsy of the breast.
 Asked: 12/12/2005 I had a breast biospy of my left breast done in May of 2005 for calcifications and went for a another mamo in July.
 Asked: 12/11/2005 The radiologist at Maine Medical Center in Portland found a microcalcification area and recommended a stereotactic core biopsy.
 Asked: 12/11/2005 I am a 40 year old woman with no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/11/2005 I had an open excisional biopsy 5 weeks ago because the steotactic biopsy shows LCIS and "minute foci of ADH." I was very concerned about...
 Asked: 12/11/2005 I''ve had two biopsies over the last year and a half...first one was a mammatome biopsy which revealed a fibroadenoma and focal minimally atypical lobular...
 Asked: 12/8/2005 Hi, this is a great site. I''m 38 years old with no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/8/2005 I just had excisional biopsy. Original MRI indicated 2 lesions, one previously detected by mammo, other by MRI.
 Asked: 12/8/2005 I have recently been diagonosed with DCIS and with LCIS also present in the right breast.
 Asked: 12/8/2005 I am 41 and recently had a stereotactic vacuum-assisted needle core biopsy in the 1:00 region of my left breast.
 Asked: 12/7/2005 5 core stereotactic left breast biopsy done.Sections show a few rare ducts that demonstrate a ductal epithelial proliferation that shows some atypia and focal necrosis...
 Asked: 12/7/2005 I had an open excisional biopsy of two areas (6:00 and 9:00): The path report indicated: florid proliferateive fibrocystic mastopathy, intraductal hyperplasia and papillomatoisis with...
 Asked: 12/6/2005 During a mamogram, is a fluid sample taken from the squeezing of the breast?
 Asked: 12/6/2005 Biopsy results today revealed a "fairly large" tumor at approx 2.5 cm, grade 2, and no lymph involvement in breast tissue.

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