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 Asked: 1/25/2006 I recently had a mammatome stereotactic biopsy done with an 11 guage needle(which I think was vacuum assisted) which did come back benign.
 Asked: 1/21/2006 I am age 50; had two children at age 38 and 40; have a sister who had breast cancer and a recurrance before age 45;...
 Asked: 1/21/2006 I had a breast biopsy about 4 weeks ago,I got infection in the wound about 4 days later, alot of draining.
 Asked: 1/20/2006 I had a wide excisional biopsy in 2000 on right breast, lower 21%, and they found Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia; unclear margins, pappilomas etc...
 Asked: 1/20/2006 Residual invasive ductal carcinoma, Nottingham grade II (of III), is identified forming a .5 cm in diameter focus amongst a larg area of biopsy sigte...
 Asked: 1/20/2006 My sister has one cancerous mass already diagnosed.
 Asked: 1/20/2006 What is the recovery process like for an open excisional breast biopsy? How soon will I be able to shower after one?
 Asked: 1/20/2006 I had an ultrasound-guided biopsy of a fibroadenoma in my right breast in Sept.
 Asked: 1/19/2006 Mom is 78, has large hematoma size of plum,lt breast due to car accident in 98.
 Asked: 1/19/2006 I have a friend that just got her path report in and it was one lymph node with metastatic poorly differentiated carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/19/2006 I am a 38yo pregnant (30 weeks) mother of five and was diagnosed with Grade III/III Invasive Ductal Adenocarcinoma with a 2.2 CM Solid Mass...
 Asked: 1/19/2006 Had an MRI in October to evaluate a density in left breast.
 Asked: 1/19/2006 my report states:at 6o''clock position, there is a mixed echoic irregular outline heavily shadowin mass measuring 4x7 by 4x5mm.
 Asked: 1/18/2006 i am a 51 y.o. white female with no family history.
 Asked: 1/18/2006 I have just had a mammotome biopsy on calcifications in surgery area--results not in yet.
 Asked: 1/17/2006 I wanted to post again, because I had another question.
 Asked: 1/17/2006 I was diagnosed last week with DCIS.
 Asked: 1/17/2006 46 year old female, 05 mammo showed some small cysts, only recommended to continue yearly mammos, 06 mammo showed "area of clustered heterogeneous calcifications in...
 Asked: 1/17/2006 My results came back, my left breast is showning a mass at 1:00 position.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 Love your site. I had a biopsy of my left breast thankfully it was negative for carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 Dec 20th I had a lumpectomy. Or excisional Biopsy whatever it may be called.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 I am 32 and am currently being seen at Stanford.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 I had an excisional breast biopsy in Oct.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 9/05 I was told I had Mondor''s disease in my breast.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 I have a cluster of microcalcifications which grew slightly between mammograms that have been classified as a birads 4 and which are to be biopsied,...
 Asked: 1/14/2006 Hello! I would like to know how much may cost a stereotactic breast biopsy for breast calcification.I am selfpayed patient.Thank you!
 Asked: 1/14/2006 I received disappointing results from core needle biopsy on a 0.7 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm mass.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 My best friend, 43, recently had her yearly mammogram which was suspicious.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 I am 40 yrs old, 2 1/2 yrs post BC diagnosis (Jul 03).
 Asked: 1/14/2006 If an breast MRI with contrast picks up an abnormality which requires further biopsy testing, does the chances of it being cancerous increase because it...
 Asked: 1/13/2006 I am having a surgical, excisional breast biopsy soon.
 Asked: 1/13/2006 I am a 39 year old female and have had my first mammogram in Aug 05 which showed a couple areas of concern.
 Asked: 1/13/2006 I am 43 years old and have been diagnosed by stereotactic biopsy as having atypical ductal hyperplasia of my left breast.
 Asked: 1/13/2006 I just went for my annual mammogram, and was told I had amorphous calcifications in the upper outer quadrant at 2 o''clock posteriorly.
 Asked: 1/12/2006 Hi, I''m a 37 Asian woman, no family history of BC.
 Asked: 1/12/2006 I am a premenapausal 40 year old female.
 Asked: 1/12/2006 I recently went to see a breast surgeon about nipple discharge.
 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?

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