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 Asked: 5/17/2010 I have had several lumpectomies for benign cysts over the years.
 Asked: 5/16/2010 I am a 16 year breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 5/12/2010 Results are breast tissue with fibroadenomatoid nodule with myxoid changes.Is this considered a benign phyllodes tumor?
 Asked: 5/5/2010 A patient has a palpable axillary lymph node, that shown to be adenocarcinoma.No primary has been identified in the breast.Patient has some simple skin changes...
 Asked: 5/5/2010 Hi - my mother was diagnosed with stage 4 metastic breast cancer that is HER2 postive, and ER positive, PR negative.What are the odds of...
 Asked: 5/5/2010 Is a surgical biopsy the standard procedure following an MRI biopsy that revealed a radical sclerosing lesion and what are the statistics of tubular cancer...
 Asked: 5/5/2010 A mammogram done a few weeks ago (and again with added magnification) revealed "presence of numerous indeterminate microcalcifications".
 Asked: 5/5/2010 When I had my breast biopsy I had a grade 2 and a Ki67 of 16.
 Asked: 5/3/2010 What could a brownish purple spot about the size of a nickle on my left breast mean? I had cancer in my right breast.
 Asked: 4/30/2010 Hello, these are the results of my mom breast biopsy.Right breast 12 o''clock,invasive ductal carcinoma grade 2 (nottingham score 6 {3+2+1}).
 Asked: 4/26/2010 I am having a biopsy after 2 mammograms.
 Asked: 4/25/2010 I am 33 years old and I Had lump in L.
 Asked: 4/24/2010 I had a 4mm lymph nodule in right breast 10 oclock quadrant,what is the possibility of cancer or any other type of malignicy.I will breast...
 Asked: 4/24/2010 Do calcifications grow in time? 3 years ago I had a lump biopsied turned out benign just had a mammo and ultrasound with a return of birad 4.
 Asked: 4/21/2010 There is a hyperdense mass lesion 22.63 mm +42.31 mm in the mammary tail..the density is cause for concern and raises suspicion fo ca breast.
 Asked: 4/21/2010 I had a core biopsy after my doctor felt a lump in the right breast and I had a mammo and ultra sound.
 Asked: 4/18/2010 I had bi-laterial lumpectomies in 12/07 with right breast being radiated for DCIS.
 Asked: 4/18/2010 I had alot of pain in my left nipple right before my period.
 Asked: 4/18/2010 Thank you for answering my question about punch biopsy verses core biopsy.I know I have LE in that breast.
 Asked: 4/17/2010 I posted a question on the Radiation thread...
 Asked: 4/16/2010 I had a stereoactic core needel biopsy performed.
 Asked: 4/14/2010 Mammary sclerosis, florid adenosis, sclerosing adenosis--please define.
 Asked: 4/10/2010 In December 2009 I had a FNA done the impression read cytologic diagnosis of Acellular specimen with abundant amount of gelatinous fluid obtained from ductal...
 Asked: 4/2/2010 My 71 yr. old mom just had a biopsy for a calcification found in one breast.
 Asked: 4/1/2010 I had a stereotactic biopsy done on my left breast on Thursday, 3/25 because my mammo showed clustered microcalcifications.
 Asked: 3/30/2010 Please explain in layman''s terms: This fibroepithelial neoplasm demonstrates slight stromal prominence and hypercellularity.
 Asked: 3/29/2010 my ultrasound showed a nodule oval in shape with smooth edges.
 Asked: 3/28/2010 I''m forty two years old. I had my first mammogram and was call back and told that they wanted me to follow up with ultrasound because my breast showed nodule density.
 Asked: 3/27/2010 Hi! I''d like to know why/if I should have a breast biopsy if I know I want to have a lumpectomy anyway.
 Asked: 3/27/2010 Hi, thank you for your last answer.
 Asked: 3/27/2010 I was diagnosed with a lactating adenoma using a core needle biopsy 18 months ago.
 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.

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