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 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).
 Asked: 4/5/2017 Is a biopsy necessary of a calcification cluster that has a noticeable in pattern, seen on a mammogram? .
 Asked: 4/4/2017 New calcification seen behind right nipple on Mammo this year, recent onset of bloody nipple discharge, sister with hx of DCIS.
 Asked: 4/3/2017 Please tell me what this means from my pathology rept.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 What does this finding mean on a path report from an MRI guided biopsy--"dense stromal fibrosis and rare small atypical epitheleal nests, one seemingly within...
 Asked: 4/2/2017 I had my first mammogram ever the other day and was called back for an US.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I had my annual mammogram and it showed a change since last year.
 Asked: 3/27/2017 Last Feb I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive ER+/PR+ breast Cancer.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 Can lobular carcinoma in-situ remain untreated and pose no problems with increased monitoring?
 Asked: 3/26/2017 I had a core biopsy guided by mammo.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 Mammogram showed oval mass. The ultrasound showed 5mm mass, left breast at 10 oclock , Bi rad 4A.
 Asked: 3/25/2017 I had a needle biopsy and came back with negative result no cancer.
 Asked: 3/25/2017 I had a mammogram on Monday and was asked to come back for more "pictures".
 Asked: 3/23/2017 what does "with desmoplastic stroma" mean for me? invasive ductal carcinoma grade 3 on Nottingham scale.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 I got my biopsy back yesterday and I understand most ie invasive ductal carcinoma 3 o''clock right breast.
 Asked: 3/22/2017 So, these clips used in the stereotactic biopsy are guaranteed to pose no future health threat?
 Asked: 3/21/2017 I am a 55 year old woman.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Are clips required for a stereotactic breast biopsy? I am to have one soon and am concerned about these clips being a permanent part of my body..
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Comment...take heart. Mammogram results were focal asymmetry with associated fine pleomorphic calcifications with clustered distribution, bi-rad 4.
 Asked: 3/20/2017 Had a diagnostic and an ultrasound today.
 Asked: 3/20/2017 Hi Lilly, my name is AN and I recently had a core myopathy done.
 Asked: 3/19/2017 I have a lump in my left breast, which I can feel.
 Asked: 3/17/2017 I will be having a Core Biopsy guided by Mammogram (each breast) 10 days apart.
 Asked: 3/16/2017 On 3/2/17 I had ultra sound breast biopsy and the result was negative but the radiologist department told me to go and see my Brest...
 Asked: 3/15/2017 My ultrasound showed a lump about 1.3 cmm, was rated bi rad 4 and showed some microcalcification.
 Asked: 3/15/2017 My recent mammogram shows a small cluster of micro calcifications and radiologist recommends a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 3/14/2017 I''ve been having a sharp pain on and off for almost 2 years on my left breast.
 Asked: 3/14/2017 I am 51 years old and just had my first mammogram in 6 years.
 Asked: 3/14/2017 Just curious how long the skin tissue is good for for biopsies after removed? Are they alway good for accuracy? Example if my skin tissue...
 Asked: 3/13/2017 Mammogram results were focal asymmetry with associated fine pleomorphic calcifications with clustered distribution, bi-rad 4.
 Asked: 3/13/2017 Had needle biopsy in December ADH was found.
 Asked: 3/12/2017 I am 49 with breast implants and just went in for my regular mammogram.
 Asked: 3/12/2017 Routine mammo 3/6 with additional films one on 3/7.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 My daughter-in-law had a mammogram that showed 2 clusters of micro cells.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 I had a stereotatic biopsy of microcalcifications and the result was that they were benign.
 Asked: 3/9/2017 I had a diagnostic mammogram done 3/7.
 Asked: 3/8/2017 Had a mammogram in 2015 called back for more imaging noted 4mm of calcification on right breast..radiologist decided it was benign...did mammogram feb 2017 called...
 Asked: 3/8/2017 Hi, my daughter is 14 years old and has been having a lump for about 3 months now and after having a ultrasound a couple...
 Asked: 3/7/2017 It''s been almost 3 weeks since I had my breast biopsy should I still be having pain around that area?
 Asked: 3/6/2017 I just had a biopsy on micro calcifications and they were determined to be benign but atypical.
 Asked: 3/6/2017 I had a biopsy today. These were my ultrasound findings:Four views of the right breast obtained.
 Asked: 3/4/2017 I just had a mammogram guided breast biopsy today.
 Asked: 3/3/2017 I had a breast biopsy mid-October 2016.
 Asked: 3/2/2017 I am 36 and attempting to have a breast reduction done.
 Asked: 3/2/2017 I have 2- (1-2mm) clustered microcalcifications Birad-4 (suspicious) which my doctor said are punctuate.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 I had an ultrasound of my breasts due to pain in my right breast.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 Hi I have a clustered category 4 amorphous 0.3cm microcalcification on my right breast I have fibrocystic breasts what is your opinion?
 Asked: 3/1/2017 I have 2 clustered microcalcifications that I need biopsied.
 Asked: 2/28/2017 I had a core biopsy done to remove micro calcifications in June of 2015.
 Asked: 2/28/2017 I just had a followup 2d and 3d mammogram and being told I need to have a biopsy.
 Asked: 2/28/2017 Biopsy report said benign fibroadenonomatoid change with associated pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia and mildly dilated ducts.
 Asked: 2/27/2017 Hello I had an ultrasound guided vacuum assisted biopsy 6 weeks ago on the left breast.
 Asked: 2/27/2017 I got a Bi-Rads 0 mammogram and a Bi-rads 4 ultrasound.
 Asked: 2/27/2017 I had a breast biopsy and two days later developed a raised rash over breast and towards back what do I need to do? ...
 Asked: 2/26/2017 Small suspicious lesion seen on ultrasound 2 years after the original benign VAB biopsy (BIRADS B2) that was not seen on follow-up mammo& ultrasound (1...
 Asked: 2/25/2017 I had a biopsy Thursday for microcalcifications on my right breast.
 Asked: 2/23/2017 They found a small suspicious area on contrast mammogram beside a clip that was a previous benign fibrocystic , they are going to do a...
 Asked: 2/22/2017 Should I be worried about my biopsy findings OF Fibroadenomatoid nodules, fibrocystic changes and microcalifications?
 Asked: 2/22/2017 I had core biopsy that was negative last year I had a contrast mammogram last week that showed thar same area was enhanced ...
 Asked: 2/22/2017 What does it mean when a pathologist says the foci of the radial scar were predominant findings? Due to this, surgical consultation is recommended..
 Asked: 2/21/2017 I have clustered calcification in my left breast and my doctor recommended stereotactic core biopsy to rule out DCIS.
 Asked: 2/21/2017 I found a pea size lump under the skin about 1 1/2 from my nipple at around 5 o''clock.
 Asked: 2/21/2017 I had a core and ultrasound biopsy a week ago(2/15/17).
 Asked: 2/19/2017 I had a core biopsy yesterday, and today I have a burning pain now in my breast.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 Breast biopsy was benign but showed radial scar.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I have had a large very hard area in my right breast for quite a while.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I had a bilateral stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I went in a week ago and had a mammo and ultrasound because my gyno found a lump.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy for architectural distortion.
 Asked: 2/15/2017 History - stage 1 IDC in 2014 treated with chemo, radiation, and letrazole.

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