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 Asked: 11/6/2017 I am a 43 yr old with very dense and fibrocystic breast.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 SUSPICIOUS OF MALIGNANCY - BIRAD 4 The new clustered heterogeneous calcifications in the right breast are suspicious of malignancy.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 I recently had a 3D ultrasound completed, below are the findings.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Received a call back on my regular screening mammogram.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 Hi! I got my biopsy results back and all is benign.
 Asked: 10/30/2017 I was called back for a second mammogram after my current one was compared with previous years and there was a change.
 Asked: 10/29/2017 Can a cyst be the cause of architectural distortioin seen on both screening and follow up mammogram? I am confused because the report said...
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Is architectural distortion without mass more likely to be benign? What kind if biopsy is done if any? I have a 3cm area of distortion no mass.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 HI, I had . a vacuum biopsy on Monday and the results are Bi-Rads4-Suspicious.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Would you recommend a biopsy (and if so what kind) for an area of AD that persists on both screening and diagnostic mammo? Area is...
 Asked: 10/26/2017 What percentage of biopsies for microcalcifications are benign?
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Thank you for the response below: I have contacted Dr.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 1. What color is cancer breast tissue if cancer is present? (Black, like bread mold?).
 Asked: 10/23/2017 The radiologist informed me that she does not think biopsy of the area of architectural distortion of my breast is needed, stating that it is...
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Had biopsy and dr did not like the way my ultrasound looked did biopsy then 3d mammogram.
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Will the person doin my guided core biopsy know at that time if it''s cancer .
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Will the person doin my guided core biopsy know at that time if it''s cancer .
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Mammogram says left breast found calcifications in a grouped distribution at 2 o''clock, 9cm away from the nipple.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Just had stereotactic biopsy yesterday, 10-18-17. Have to wait till Tuesday 10-24 for results as they won''t give over phone and I''m out of town till then.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 I had an abnormal mammogram that showed focal distortion.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 I had architectural distortion and focal asymmetry on mammo and ultrasound found 2 solid hypoechoic areas.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 My mammo results came back showing 4 groups of microcalcifications and as bi rads 4B and "mildly pleomorphic and irregular forms at this location.
 Asked: 10/17/2017 Hello Dr. I saw your comment (Based solely on what was written in your posting, the doctors have described what does sound like breast cancer...
 Asked: 10/16/2017 Received biopsy results:Negative FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Benign breast parenchyma with stromal sclerosis, patchy adenosis and microcysts.
 Asked: 10/16/2017 this report for my aunt I want to know whether the disease in the first stage or he reached a dangerous stage and how to...
 Asked: 10/15/2017 Had routine mammogram with 3D imaging. Results normal buy recommended a MRI due to very dense breasts.
 Asked: 10/14/2017 How long after my breast biopsy until I can smoke marijuana?
 Asked: 10/13/2017 Can I refused the titanium marker in the breast?
 Asked: 10/13/2017 I had a mammogram with birad 4 and a videssa test with low protein.
 Asked: 10/12/2017 recently read that biopsies can facilitate the spread of malignant cells, is this possible? also the same for mammograph, that the compression of the breast...
 Asked: 10/12/2017 I had a core needle breast biopsy one month ago, and still have quite a bit of pain around the biopsied area.
 Asked: 10/10/2017 Any significance of the titanium marker types/shapes? Before getting my biopsy I was shown a clear block with at least a dozen small titanium markers...
 Asked: 10/10/2017 I had routine mammo, which showed architectural distortion with fine calcifications and recommended follow up ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/9/2017 Hello, I had a stereotactic biopsy 2 1/2 months ago for calcifications in my left upper outer quadrant.
 Asked: 10/6/2017 I had an IDC tumor size 6.5 centimeters.
 Asked: 10/6/2017 I''m having a stereotactic biopsy with the mammogram machine on Monday of a 4mm mass.
 Asked: 10/4/2017 clustered microcalcifications measuring 10 millimeters seen in the upper-outer quadrant of the left breast at a middle depth..
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Breast biopsy confirms benign radial scar. Pathologist recommends another mammogram and sonagram in six months.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 When 2 hypoechoic areas are noted in the same breast mass should both areas be sampled during a core needle biopsy to ensure adequate sampling?..
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Can I smoke weed the day before a breast Biopsy? They will be using freezing on the area.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Clinically, in the left breast 3 o''clock position 5 cm from the nipple, there is an ovoid mobile superficial mass with no overlying skin change. Targeted...
 Asked: 10/2/2017 60 year old core biopsy results were focal usual ductal hyperplasia, Apoctrine metaplasia and adenosis with foci of atypia how much unknown!! Very worried...
 Asked: 9/29/2017 I have dense breasts. Small movable lump found during exam.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Hi, I had a mammogram last year and it showed microclacifications and I was told to go for a follow up in 6 months to jeep a watch on area.
 Asked: 9/26/2017 I requested mammogram OBGYN dr said I was young,37, I finally got my order.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 I just had a breast biopsy for pleomorphic calcifications.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 I am very worried about having a core biopsy.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 If I opt for duct removal since I have had nipple discharge over 20 years how long is the Procedure and can they do it with propofol .
 Asked: 9/19/2017 My pathology report says: Right breast, radioactive seed localization with excisional biopsy: flat epithelial atypia, atypical lobular hyperplasia, ductal hyperplasia: moderate without atypia, intramammary lymph...
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Hello. Had lumpectomy Dec, 2016 followed by rads.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Hi, Should I have this excised? After my mammogram in June, they found an area of distortion.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Mammograms showed pleomorphic loose groups of microcalcifications that are diffusely spread in the right breast especially in the retro areolar region
 Asked: 9/18/2017 I was really excited to read benign in the report, but I have so many other things listed I''m still a little concerned the pathology...
 Asked: 9/17/2017 I had a stereotactic core biopsy for a cluster of pleomorphic microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 Hello! In your experience, do things like xanax, ativan or valium actually help calm people during a stereotactic biopsy? I have never taken these before...
 Asked: 9/14/2017 Why chemotherapy is done due to breast cancer hairs of girl r shaved or not at age18.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Based on a mammogram done on a full field digital mammography unit, I have amorphous calcifications measuring 1 millimeter with grouped distribution in the right...
 Asked: 9/13/2017 After a Ultrasound Guided breast biopsy, should a mammogram be done to confirm marker placement?
 Asked: 9/13/2017 If a bilateral mastectomy is planned for bilateral DCIS is a sentinel node biopsy done on both sides? What is the risk of lymphedema...
 Asked: 9/13/2017 I had an abnormal mammogram with architectural distortion, then a breast ultrasound which showed multiple cysts which could have been causing the architectural distortion
 Asked: 9/12/2017 I had an excisional breast biopsy on 8/21/17.
 Asked: 9/10/2017 I''m a 57 yr old female with fibrocystic breasts.
 Asked: 9/9/2017 What is homogeneous linear Snowmass enhancement on Mir that d I d not show on mammogram or ultrasound?
 Asked: 9/8/2017 Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? Pt is 66yo had Stereotactic (core needle) Biopsy on Rt breast UOQ with diagnosis: IDC, Grade 3, ER pos (100%)/PR pos...
 Asked: 9/8/2017 I am a 43 year old with a family history of breast cancer (maternal grandmother dx.
 Asked: 9/6/2017 What is the prognosis of stage 0 DCIS with negative ER/PR, grade 3 with comedo necrosis and 3.1 cm lesion? Double mastectomy with...
 Asked: 9/6/2017 Hello Lillie, On 9/5/-17, I asked a question about possible cancer residue following lumpectomy and rads.
 Asked: 9/5/2017 What about a solid lesion seen on ultrasound measuring up to 4.1 cm in size.
 Asked: 9/5/2017 I''m scheduled for an excisional biopsy on friday, my mammo found a cluster of indeterminite microcalcifications in my left breast upper outer quadrant far posterior...
 Asked: 9/3/2017 I have a nonpalpable solid-appearing lump at the twelve o''clock position on my left breast.
 Asked: 8/30/2017 My mammo was BIRADS 4B with focal grouped amorphous microcalcifications at 6:00 location.
 Asked: 8/29/2017 Hy, my mother is suffering long time with pain in her breast.
 Asked: 8/28/2017 Hello, What does show "DCIS, solid and cribriform type with intermediate nuclear grade focal necrosis a typical ductal hyperplasia )ADH) and columnar cell change ductal...
 Asked: 8/27/2017 If the sentinel node is positive with a micromet, should more nodes be removed? IDC 8 mm ER +.
 Asked: 8/25/2017 I have a dense breast and am 46 yrs old.
 Asked: 8/21/2017 Had a diagnostic 3d mamagram and microcalcifications were found.
 Asked: 8/18/2017 I posted my biopsy results, yesterday. You told me to get clarification on the microcacifation.
 Asked: 8/18/2017 What does all of this mean. How accurate is this? What are the chances it could be upgraded after surgery? Had two biopsy''s in the same area -- 1st one said fatty tissue and Dr.
 Asked: 8/18/2017 Hi My pathology report. Microcalcifications was present. The pathology said that my mass was benign, and they sent it out for further testing
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Pathology REPORT.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Had a breast reduction in Oct 2016 and just had my first mammogram and ultrasound.
 Asked: 8/16/2017 I''m afraid. My prilimary biopsy said that the mass tissue is normal.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 After my biops I was told I have invasive lubular I am going to have surgery.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 I have a clinical presentation consistent with Paget''s disease (itching, sore on areola, rash near nipple).
 Asked: 8/11/2017 I had an ultrasound guided biopsy of an enlarged lymph node in my armpit followed by a stereotactic mammography core biopsy of my breast.
 Asked: 8/10/2017 I had a need biopsy the doctor said it was hyperplasia said just to have a mammogram every year and an MRI my underarm and...
 Asked: 8/10/2017 Hi-I have had two Bi-Lateral Digital Diagnostic Mammograms completed in the last 8 months, one in early January and the second the last week in July.
 Asked: 8/8/2017 I am a 34 year old lactating 1st time mom, 16 months postpartum.
 Asked: 8/8/2017 Got my biopsy reports today 1) left breast 10 o clock, 5 cm from nipple Sclerotic fibroadenoma, with microcalcifications identified with benign stroma 2) Right breast 9...
 Asked: 8/3/2017 IMPRESSION: Bilaterally, mammogram parenchyma is extremely dense limiting assessment. Right complex mass 6:00. Left solid mass at 12:00, palpable Left complex cyst at 1:00, palpable BI-RADS 4A-suspicious tissue diagnosis RECOMMENDATION:...
 Asked: 8/3/2017 Hi, I had a diagnostic mamogram yesterday to follow up on microcalcifications.
 Asked: 8/3/2017 I am scheduled for a us core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 8/3/2017 Diagnostic Mammography 1 view, and ultrasound identified a lesion described as circumscribed and obscured margins, abrupt interface, orientation parallel to the skin, oval shape, 5mm...
 Asked: 8/3/2017 Hello, I had a stereotactic biopsy one week ago for calcifications in my left upper outer quadrant.
 Asked: 8/2/2017 Thank you so much for your quick response...
 Asked: 8/2/2017 3 days after my biopsy I am experiencing an electric type sensation in arm down the same side as my breast biopsy with a...

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