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 Asked: 6/30/2017 My her2neu tests says I am equivocal with: "Tumor cells exhibiting complete membrane staining: 80% Uniformity of staining: ABSENT Tumor cells with homogeneous, dark circumferential pattern:0%" How...
 Asked: 6/29/2017 It was recommended that I have a breast biopsy for a "subtle mildly irregular 8 x 7 x 6 mm hypoechoic lesion." This seems a little aggressive.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 After having a core biopsy and one cyst aspirated , the results came back papillary apocrine metaplasia, small cyst, patchy fibrosis, breast with fibrosistic ...
 Asked: 6/24/2017 I had 3D mammogram yesterday & FU w/Ultrasound.
 Asked: 6/22/2017 I''m 40 years old and just had my first mammogram, a diagnostic mammogram a week later and am now scheduled for a biopsy for suspicicious...
 Asked: 6/22/2017 If I need to see a breast surgical oncologist for a benign biopsy but high risk for cancer at some point why would my gynecologist...
 Asked: 6/21/2017 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy done.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 I had a stereotactic biopsy on 6/2/17.
 Asked: 6/16/2017 Can the biopsy cause cancer cells to scatter to lymph nodes and cause lymphovascular invasion? After surgery we learned I had macrometastses in 3...
 Asked: 6/16/2017 Awaiting results of sterotactic biopsy question about sample.
 Asked: 6/15/2017 I am 23 years old i had breast biopsy excursion but i had no pain in the first the third week after biopsy i...
 Asked: 6/15/2017 My sterotactic biopsy was negative. Breast surgeon said it''s a radial scar, and wants to clean it out.
 Asked: 6/15/2017 I had an ultrasound guided needle biopsy followed by a 2 view mammogram.
 Asked: 6/15/2017 Hello. I have had two biopsies done.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Thank you for the advise on my breast pain.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I am 73 years old. In 2014 I had a surgical biopsy of my left breast, the results were benign.
 Asked: 6/8/2017 49 year old female. Nipple discharge.
 Asked: 6/7/2017 After a breast biopsy site marker has been placed, is a post mammogram required for verification of clip placement? If a post mammogram is required,...
 Asked: 6/6/2017 I has a stereotactic breast biopsy. The Pathology report read: All the blocks show small scattered ducts lined by high-grade nuclei, occasional mitoses, intraluminal calcifications and necrotic debris.
 Asked: 6/5/2017 I am a 43 year old who had a lumpectomy almost 9 years ago (not cancerous but something else that had to be removed) with...
 Asked: 6/5/2017 My MRI report says I have overall bi-rads 4: suspicious in the same breast that I had cancer in.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Following the patients image guided biopsy, CC and ML views of the right breast are obtained in a separate room from the biopsy suite. These views...
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Biopsy Results of Left breast May25, 2017 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Grade 2, no vascular/Lymphatic invasion identified,, estrogen Receptor: Positive (95.62%),Progesterone Receptor: Negative(0%), Her-2-Neu:Negative (0),Ki67:Over Expressed (14.17%),...
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Is it absolutely necessary to have a stereotactic biopsy for microcalcification.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 I feel a spongy like something in my Breast and near it another little spongiform lil one...
 Asked: 5/31/2017 I had a breast biopsy on my left breast in October, 2016.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Thank you very much for your answer to my question on 5/27/2017.
 Asked: 5/30/2017 Had a core biopsy 5 months ago with a diagnosis of a fibroadnoma.
 Asked: 5/30/2017 Let me rephrase in the form of a question my previous submission.
 Asked: 5/29/2017 do biopsy take samples randomly or have aim to take some specific spots? Dose marker need to be placed into mass, or at one of sampled location?
 Asked: 5/29/2017 I had a biopsy 1/24/14 on a 2.5cm mass that came back fibroepithelial lesion.
 Asked: 5/29/2017 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy very close to the nipple.
 Asked: 5/29/2017 A breast surgical oncologist I saw didn''t believe the radiologist sampled right place for biopsy based on the marker position showed on x-ray: the marker...
 Asked: 5/26/2017 I had a stereotactic biopsy last week.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 Lump found on left breast during echo cardiogram of 87 yr old female.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 My initial biopsy/ultrasound showed a 0.5 cm tumor.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 should I have the second biopsy to confirm the first biopsy result because the surgeon doesn''t believe the radiologist sampled right place based on the...
 Asked: 5/25/2017 Can surgeon tell the sampling location from ultrasound record image on CD about ultrasound guided core biopsy? Dose the mark have to put exactly the...
 Asked: 5/24/2017 I had a stereotactic biopsy and the doctor said a papalomma was found deep and outside the duct, and the pathology report says fibrocycstic changes.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 I just ask this question from you yesterday.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 Just had a breast biopsy for micro calcification cluster in my left breast.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 My wife just got her breast biopsy report back.
 Asked: 5/18/2017 I had a mammogram and an ultrasound due to a lump I found.
 Asked: 5/18/2017 what does without cribriform patterns or signficant nuclear atypism mean?
 Asked: 5/18/2017 I had a breast biopsy completed yesterday 05/17/2017.
 Asked: 5/16/2017 Hello. I was told by my radiologist during ultrasound that mine is fibroednoma but to rule out Phyllis she wants to bioposy.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 I have had one mammogram assisted core biopsy on my left breast that came back atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 I have two spots in my left breast that need excisional biopsies.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 Hello! I had a breast biopsy about 5 weeks ago.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 I am a 64 year old woman.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 It''s been 12 weeks since my needle core biopsy on my left breast should I still be having pain?
 Asked: 5/12/2017 What percentage of core needle breast biopsies turn out to be malignant?
 Asked: 5/12/2017 Follow-up question regarding cancer cells spreading: You say all cells in the area will be removed if suspicious or malignant cells are found from the...
 Asked: 5/11/2017 Is it possible for a biopsy to spread or seed cancer cells? I have found several articles (some of them scholarly) that say there is...
 Asked: 5/11/2017 is the scar from biopsy risk for cancer? Will the surgeon remove the scar when remove the tumor?
 Asked: 5/10/2017 I had a mammogram today and they found calcifications in my right breast.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 I have had suspicious microcalcs since 2013.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 Are ALL micro-calcifications removed and biopsied when a stereotactic biopsy is taken? I have a small cluster co-located and would not want anything BUT...
 Asked: 5/8/2017 Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia....I have (4) micro calcifications suspicious of ADH as per one core biopsy completed so far.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 I am a 64 year old woman.
 Asked: 5/5/2017 Dose biopsy spread some cancer cells along the biopsy way or spread out some cells outside of the tumor because of the cut, is there...
 Asked: 5/4/2017 my question is I have had a double mastectomy back in 10/2013 I was doing a chest exam and found a lump , it feels...
 Asked: 5/3/2017 I had a mamagram 5 months ago with no signs of issues (my mother has breast cancer) I am 63 years old and have had...
 Asked: 5/3/2017 Had core biopsy on left breast in 2015.
 Asked: 5/2/2017 Would the lump caused by injury (fell from desk, breast hit the edge of desk) develop into cancer (DCIS)? I had a fall from...
 Asked: 5/2/2017 Thank you so much for answer each of my question.
 Asked: 5/1/2017 do biopsy cause lymphedema? I had core biopsy 10 days ago, feel under arm area swelling and unforgettable, wonder caused by biopsy or tumor?
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Would core biopsy cause swelling tissue or blood clump along the way from insert site to the tumor? I feel there is hard piece...
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Before biopsy, could feel the tumor shape, edge, round surface just under the skin, now feel it is deeper and top become flat.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I had left breast biopsy and my doc called to tell me I have "atypical cell" and recommend outpatient surgery to remove these cells? I looked...
 Asked: 4/27/2017 Biopsy report showed stage 1, grade 3 However pathology report after lumpectomy showed stage 1 but grade 2? I know size and stage can be a...
 Asked: 4/27/2017 Hello.. I had a mammogram in which showed calcifications in my right breast, and so they requested me to have a biopsy and so I did, a 4 needle one..
 Asked: 4/27/2017 My report from my annual mammogram (december 2016). Finding 1: Focal asymmetry with possible architectural distortion measuring 13 mm in the posterior central region of the...
 Asked: 4/27/2017 is it better to have a stereotactic biopsy for suspicious micro calcification vs surgical biopsy ? I hate needles .
 Asked: 4/26/2017 Dose core biopsy make lump shape change or become smaller? Dose this procedure spread cancer cells to other tissue? How long the bruise in breast would go...
 Asked: 4/25/2017 DCIS intermediate grade, solid and cribriform type with focal necrosis.
 Asked: 4/25/2017 Stereotactic biopsy report: how serious are the other terms like "markedly dilated and show necrosis" and "mild lymphocytic infiltrate"? Multiple pieces of mammotome breast biopsies together...
 Asked: 4/24/2017 Hello I just received my report it reads...left breast hypo echoic area as per MRI 2.3cm by1.6cm by 0.6 cm asymmetrical.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 I have a 7mm tumor deep in my breast found in followup ultrasound.
 Asked: 4/22/2017 how doctor select biopsy needle insertion site? I have a lump (1.9 x 1.5 x 1.4cm) under nipple 1cm, can feel it by hand as...
 Asked: 4/22/2017 if your pathology report has a differential diagnosis of fibroadenoma vs benign phyllodes tumor in 45 year old.
 Asked: 4/22/2017 Importance of the Ki-67 score in determining treatment.
 Asked: 4/21/2017 I just had a needle biopsy done two days ago...I was relaxed and had two doses of lidocaine, however, the doctor must have cut or...
 Asked: 4/20/2017 Hello. Last week a had a ultrasound core biopsy.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 What is the likelihood that calcifications in a breast treated 7 years ago with lumpectomy and radiation (no node involvement) will be shown to be...
 Asked: 4/19/2017 I just had a sterotatic breast biopsy that showed: Mild fibrocystic changes with microcysts, mild epithelial ductal hyperplasia of the usual type, microcalcifications...
 Asked: 4/19/2017 I am 45 and just had a stereotactic core biopsy done due to microcalcifications appearing on mammo.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 I had ultrasound and radio mammography, both showed a 9mm fibroadenoma without calcification in my right breast.
 Asked: 4/13/2017 I had a mammogram done following on-going pain in my left breast.
 Asked: 4/13/2017 The pathological report came back with the following diagnosis: left breast mass, excision also biopsy---hyanilized fibroadenomatous changes with calcification---biopsy site changes What does this mean please Thanks
 Asked: 4/13/2017 I posted yesterday about having a mammogram with the mammogram reading of "suspicious architectural distortion in medial breast", they also noted "asymmetry"
 Asked: 4/11/2017 Please help. Went for a mammogram and the report says "suspicious architectural distortion on in medial right breast middle third" they also noted asymmetry.
 Asked: 4/11/2017 I had 2 stereotactic vacuum assisted biopsies and the report dx:Focal ALH, Intraductal papiloma with sclerosis, microcalcifications identified.
 Asked: 4/8/2017 I had a baseline mammogram (age 40) in Jan, called back for more imaging and ultrasound.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 I justhad a biopsy on my left breast and it cam back Invasive ductile cancer. size 1cm.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 I had a core needle biopsy yesterday and now have a tingly/numb sensation in my right arm (on the same side as the biopsy), and...
 Asked: 4/5/2017 I have multi noncalicified lung nodules. Metastatic cancer could not be ruled out.
 Asked: 4/5/2017 I have to have an excisional breast biopsy (already had core biopsy).

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