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 Asked: 6/16/2006 Based on my byopsy I am progestrone and estrogen receptive.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 Many thanks for this wed page.After much reading concerning microcalcifications, I''m not sure what my next step should be.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 I had an excisional biopsy 3 months ago my breast remains very sore and swells some times I have several hard spots one is very large is this normal .
 Asked: 6/14/2006 I am a 52 year old woman just recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 Due to a cluster of calcifications, I has a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I had a ultrasound guided biopsy and clip inserted on May 31.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I had an excisional biopsy in February resulting in the removal of a 5 centimeter tumor.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy on Thursday 6/8.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 Core Needle biopsy results showed no evidence of malignancy; however, PASH, ductal hyperplasia (without atypia), and dilated ducts were seen.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 my biopsy report reads infiltrating ductal carcinoma and focal ductal carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 i had bloody discharge of right nipple and recently had surgery.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 Can marker clips placed in the breast after biopsy be seen on 3D ultrasound? Does it make a difference if the clips are titanium or stainless steel?
 Asked: 6/5/2006 I had a 4cm tumor removed in April and had no lymphnodes involved.
 Asked: 6/1/2006 I am writing from Montreal Canada and my 72 years old GrandMaa who is currently residing in Bangladesh recently had mastectomy and in the Histopathologic...
 Asked: 5/31/2006 I am 32 yrs old, my mother had breast cancer (diagnosed at age 54, passed away at 57).
 Asked: 5/31/2006 I had an ultrasound guided core breat biopsy 1 week ago.
 Asked: 5/31/2006 I am an Anesthesiologist and my spouse (an ER physician), and I are at our wits end dealing with my mother-in-laws breast problems.
 Asked: 5/31/2006 Hi and thank you. I am 53 years old and have recently been diagnosed with extremely dense breasts.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 I had an excisional biopsy 4 months ago and a medical oncologist recently recommended an MRI on that breast at a future date.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 In April of 2006 I was diagnosed with LCIS after having had an excisional biopsy for microcalcifications.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 I am a 42 year old woman who recently had her yearly mammo and ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 Last week I had stereotactic biopsy. The pathology report (on two different specimens) gives the following: 1) extensive lobular carcinoma in situ & atypical ductal hyperplasia involving sclerosing adenosis; and 2) extensive atypical ductal hyperplasia involving sclerosing adenosis; Additional comments by the pathologist recommend surgical excision.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 In 2003 a l.7cm Medullary carcinoma removed from right breast.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 I had an abnormality in my lymph node in the dense part of my left breast, which I emailed you about several days ago.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 I am a 47 yo female 3 yrs post reduction surgery.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 On May 12, 2006, had an excisional biopsy of the right breast.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 I am 42 years old and am having a stereotactic biopsy in two days due to some micro-calcifications found during a routine screening mammogram.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 I am 61 and had a lumpectomy after a mammogram showed a collection of microcalcifications in the medial aspect of the left mid breast at...
 Asked: 5/22/2006 I am scheduled for a modified radical mastectomy of the right breast.
 Asked: 5/22/2006 I had a breast biopsy two years ago with benign results.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 My husbband, age 48, discovered a lump in his right breast a couple of weeks ago.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 I had a core needle biopsy done last week on my left breast.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 I am scheduled for a " prophylactic bilateral mastectomy" at a major cancer researh center.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 For a suspicious nonpalpable area aprox. 1.2 cm with scattered microcalcifications in the center of (small) left breast, initial surgical consult resulted in rec.
 Asked: 5/18/2006 Thank you for responsing.As I mentioned before, I was diagnosed with R lob.and ductile cancer, Her2 neg but FISH postive in Oct 2004.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 AN I have the Oncotype DX test done on the biopsy sample done during my core needle (assuming there is enough tissue left) or do...
 Asked: 5/17/2006 I had a mammogram done on May 4, 2006, there were some abnormities in my left breast lymp node.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 Thank you for your response to my e-mail(44yr.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 My gyn ordered a diagnostic mammogram and an US after a screening mammogram revealed a cluster of microcalcifications last month.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 I have a friend who ways diagnosed with BC back in 2001.
 Asked: 5/17/2006 Thank you for your response to my question(5/15).
 Asked: 5/16/2006 I was diagnosed with R lobular and L and R ductile breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/16/2006 44yr. no family history.
 Asked: 5/14/2006 I recently had a biopsy due to a finding on mammography/ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 My twin sister was diagnosed with malignant phyllodes tumor.
 Asked: 5/13/2006 Diagnosed atypical ductal hyperplasia right breast. Procedure: Right Breast Needle Localized Excisional Biopsy on 4/7/06.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 I had a core needle biopy of my right breast on April 6.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 Thanks for your quick response to the question on finding dcis during an excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 5/10/2006 If an excisional biopsy is done and dcis is found, can it all be removed at the time of the biopsy?
 Asked: 5/10/2006 I am 29-years-old. I found a large lump in my breast and had a mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/11/2006 On Feb 9, 2006, I had a breast biopsy that turned into a partial masectomy.
 Asked: 5/9/2006 Hello, I am a 50 YR OLD FEMALE, IN 1997 I had invasive infilitrating ductal carcinoma, stage 3, in 2003 I had Non Hodgkins Lymphoma,...
 Asked: 5/9/2006 I had a stereotactic biopsy Feb 3 - three month later I was finally able to be seen by my Gyne after enduring pain.
 Asked: 5/9/2006 Female Age: 21 Family History: Breast lump found in sister''s breast at 13, biopsy at 24 found cancer.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 My mother (52) had a lumpectomy done on 5/2/06.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 I had a breast biopsy Sept 05 followed with surgery the mass they took out was all pre-cancerous cells.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 I am 29 years old and recently had an ultrasound who''s results state "1.2 cm mass in the right breast at 2 o''clock in the retrareolar region.
 Asked: 5/3/2006 10 months ago I had a biopsy done for Micro calc., everything went well and the results came back fine.
 Asked: 5/3/2006 You answered my 1st question as #9 on 4/27, asking what the result was.
 Asked: 5/4/2006 Yesterday I had a stereotactic vacuum assisted biopsy as I had micro calcifications noted on my recent mammogram of my left breast.
 Asked: 5/2/2006 My mom (71 years old), no family hx had coned compression view of left breast and bilateral breast ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/1/2006 I have suffered severe and painful nerve damage in my breast.
 Asked: 5/1/2006 had ultrasound core needle biopsy, 03/15/06 dx with ilc in left breast, mri confirmed not in right breast.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 How many needle localization breast biopsies are performed in this country per year? Thanks.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 I am 53, with a history of ADH, and have a question about biopsy results.
 Asked: 4/26/2006 This is diagnosis and pathology: Age 57, lumpectomy of invasive carcinoma 1.8 cm, high grade: Grade III, comedo present, Extensive intraductal component absent
 Asked: 4/27/2006 I am scheduled for a stereotactic biopsy on April 27th.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 Hello! I have had a wire inserted into my breast to locate the lesion, before being brought into the Operating room for an excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 4/27/2006 My mother had hormone receptor + bc at age 49, had a mastectomy (incl lymph nodes) w/chemo and 5 yrs of Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 4/26/2006 Following an abnormal mammogram I had a spot compression mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 4/25/2006 I just received results from a magnification view of my L breast.
 Asked: 4/25/2006 Would it be unusual to have mild breast pain a few months after a surgical breast biopsy? The results were benign.
 Asked: 4/17/2006 I am 60 years old and recently found a lump in my breast 2 months after my annual mammogram.
 Asked: 4/16/2006 I had an excisional biopsy and a needle localization breast biopsy done on my left breast for two different breast lumps.
 Asked: 4/15/2006 hello i am a radiologist from india and this is regarding my mothers mammography findings.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 I have a 1.8 cm tumor that was removed by lumpectomy, invasive ductal carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 John Wayne Cancer Center has a study showing needle biopsies can spread cancer.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 When I had a biopsy on my left breast, the surgeon cut along the aureole to avoid leaving a scar.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 My radiologist found microcalcifications on a mammogram and referred me to the local breast care center.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Hi, I wrote to you before about the stereotactic needle biopsy I had done in February.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Hello. I turned 33 2 weeks ago with no family history.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Lillie, I had a stereo biopsy and one of the results was necrosis: present focally.
 Asked: 4/12/2006 I had a vacum assist stereotactic biopsy of microcalcifications near my chest wall and it came back atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 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.

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