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 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.
 Asked: 12/5/2005 My sister had a Large core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 12/4/2005 I previously had asked a question about after a breast discharge and having a needle aspiration biopsy,(drained cyst and dialted duct tissue) Negative results
 Asked: 12/4/2005 Just had a core biopsy of a mass initially estimated at 3 cm by palpation.
 Asked: 12/4/2005 theoretically speaking stereotactic biopsy or any other procedure that does not remove all suspicious cells can spread the disease if it is cancer, especially in...
 Asked: 12/4/2005 My wife 51 years old had a biopsy which detected low grade invasive ductal carcinoma.We visited with the surgeon who is advocating lumpectomy (with radiation...
 Asked: 12/4/2005 I went for my first mammogram (baseline) on 11/29 and received return phone call today 12/2.
 Asked: 12/2/2005 Could having a breast biopsy where five tissue samples were taken, cause any kind of nerve damage? I have radiating pain in my left shoulder...
 Asked: 12/2/2005 My wife (51) post meonopasal had a biopsy which indicated a low grade infiltrating ductal carcinoma - approximately 5 centimeters.
 Asked: 12/1/2005 Hello. After my obg/yn found a mass in my breast, I had a mammogram done and an ultrasound done which showed a large fibroadenoma (3.1 inches).
 Asked: 12/1/2005 I am a 32 y/o lactating woman, no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/1/2005 ive been having abnormal mammograms for over a year on my last ultra sound the breast radiologist seen a suspisious spot she said was very...
 Asked: 12/1/2005 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy on 10/19/05.
 Asked: 12/1/2005 I just received the diagnosis of DCIS yesterday.
 Asked: 12/1/2005 First, let me thank you for the great comfort "Ask An Expert" provides to so many like myself.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 Had a left breast biopsy done three weeks ago.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 I am 56 years old and recently had a left breast, biopsy with needle localization.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 I''m 29 years old, two kids(5 and 2 years old) no history of breast cancer in family.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 In 2000 I had a wide excisional biopsy (lower 21% of right breast) due to some bleeding from my nipple and a ductogram that looked...
 Asked: 11/30/2005 Hi,I had a breast biopsy in january 05.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 i had a sucpicious irregular cluster of microcalcification in my left breast.radiologist suggets stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 Thanks in advance for answering another question for me.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 I am 44 yrs old and had lumptemy and radition stage 1 sentinal node w/no nodes involved.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 does stereotactic biopsy causes malignant cells to spread.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 I had a fine needle aspiration done which showed malignant cells...I also had a biopsy to take the lump out which proved invasive cancer.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 I recently had a mammogram which showed calcifications in my left breast.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 The results of my FNA on two hypoechoic nodules (6 mm and 8 mm) were as follows: "abundant atypical ductal cells with numerous minute tissue...
 Asked: 11/23/2005 On 11/21/05 I had an abnormal finding on a digital mammogram--microcalcifications in a 5mm area on upper outer left breast.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 I am a 48-year-old woman with dense breasts.
 Asked: 11/22/2005 I have had several breast bx''s over the yrs.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 I had a lumb in my inner site of breast for some time.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 10/18/2005 I underwent a lumpectomy, which gross description A was diagnosed as invasive moderately differentiated ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 I am 42 year old woman with a previous history of left breast comedo DCIS at 37, had simple mastectomy by choice with immediate reconstruction...
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I just had a sterotactic needle biopsy due to calcifications that showed up in my mammogram.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I had an ultrasound guided core biopsy on my right breast 11/17 and I am diagnosed with cancer.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 I am 45 years old and have recently had a breast needle localization in the right breast.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I''m 52 and had a routine mammogram - I returned to have another mammorgram & ultrasound for an area on the rt.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 Hi. For the past year and a half I''ve had a rust colored discharge and some pain from the right breast only.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I am having a right excisional breast biopsy on Nov 22.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 My path report was as follows: Invasive poorly differentiated (Grade3/3) ductal carcinoma, tumor is 1.1 cm in diameter and 0.2 mm from the closest resection...
 Asked: 11/20/2005 after a left breast excisional biopsy it read ;diagnosis,benign breast tissue with subareolar duct abscess;benign fibrocystic changes ;neg.
 Asked: 11/16/2005 hi! from memogram doctor thinks i have cancer.
 Asked: 11/16/2005 I had a mammogram and ultrasound this morning and the doctor on site said it was neccessary to due a needle biopsy.
 Asked: 11/16/2005 On 10/21/05 I had a fine needle aspiration.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I had my open biopsy four days ago and am waiting for the results.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I had a core needle biopsy yesterday, and it was a lot more traumatic than I had expected.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 My 84-year-old mother had a biopsy of the right breast, and all she was told is that it is "huge" and called "invasive ductile cell...
 Asked: 11/15/2005 Stereotactic needle biopsy revealed "benign mammary parenchyma with focal chronic periductal inflammation." This is an area that has been followed closely for 6 months and...
 Asked: 11/15/2005 Thank you for being so compassionate. I had a biopsy on 08/05.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I want to know what is the purpose of doing HER2 test? Is it necessary for people who suffer from early breast cancer? I have...
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I am 48 years old, and have had 3 breast biopsies (age 26, 37 and44).
 Asked: 11/15/2005 Last week, I had an abnormanl mammogram.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I just had a lumpectomy on a radial scar I just got the results.LCIS involing a radial scar fibrocystic changes including adenosi, ductual hyperplasia,and aprocrine...
 Asked: 11/14/2005 i am 16 yeard old and i have a cyst inside my breast at least that''s what the doctor told me .
 Asked: 11/9/2005 I had a breast biopsy under GA from thickened area of lower breast to rule out cancer and removal of all milk ducts in July (?Hadfields procedure).
 Asked: 11/9/2005 I have a lump in my breast that a radiologist, after seeing it on an ultrasound, suggested I have a biopsy.
 Asked: 11/9/2005 I had an abnormal mammogram. A spot magnification image of the left breast demonstrate persistence of pleomorphic microcalcification in the lower quadrant ot the left breast.
 Asked: 11/9/2005 Could you define A-Typical Lobular Hyperplasia please.
 Asked: 11/8/2005 Talked to you 9/8,was a good girl and had duct excision surgery under general anesthesia for ylw discharge on 11/20-yay- benign papilloma- and also fibrocystic...

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