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 Asked: 04/19/2003 I have been diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma situ.
 Asked: 04/18/2003 My wife had a mammogram which revealed "clustered heterogeneous calcification in upper outer quadrant of the left breast.
 Asked: 04/17/2003 My recent mammogram shows a small calcification (the size of a grain of salt).
 Asked: 04/17/2003 Hello approximately 3 months ago I woke up and my right breast was swollen and I noticed a lump.
 Asked: 04/16/2003 I had a stereoguided mammotme biopsy of clustered microcalcifications at 10 o''clock in my right breast.
 Asked: 04/15/2003 Found a Mass near armpit and near breast and the Doctor want to remove the mass by a lumpectomy and I was just wondering if...
 Asked: 04/13/2003 This is for my assignment at school I''m doing my 3rd year.
 Asked: 04/11/2003 Can you please tell me what is the website to check if the hospital I went was one of the national recongnized breast center or...
 Asked: 04/10/2003 I have a fibroadenoma. I noticed the lump in December 2001, had an ultra sound done in Spring of 2002 and was diagnosed in August 2002.
 Asked: 04/09/2003 I had a ultra sound localize wire directed surgical biopsy done on my left breast.
 Asked: 04/07/2003 Based on suspicious microcalcifications found on a magnification mammogram of my right breast, I had a stereotactic biopsy in March 2002.
 Asked: 04/02/2003 I am 25 years of old and had a breast biopsy done on my left breast.
 Asked: 04/02/2003 Pathology reports do not agree. 1)Microscopic focus of early malignant changes compatible with in situ carcinoma identified. 2)Fibrocystic changes with intraductal hyperplasia and papillomatosis
 Asked: 03/15/2003 I just got finished watching the stereotactic mammotome procedure on video and one of the questions I have is I am allergic to ephinephrine and...
 Asked: 03/14/2003 Hi, I am scheduled for a stereotactic mammotone this tuesday morning and I would like to know, I am very cystic and dense and my...
 Asked: 03/13/2003 What percent of ultrasound reports with a BiRad rating of 4 actually end up being malignant? I had an ultrasound that noted two lumps.
 Asked: 03/11/2003 What does Rare Oxalate calcification of the breast present mean.
 Asked: 03/11/2003 I have a 4 cm lump in my left breast and I am nursing my 4 month infant.
 Asked: 03/10/2003 Twelve years ago I had a bi-lateral sub-cutaneous mastectomy and reconstruction with Becker double lumen implants.
 Asked: 02/28/2003 Hello and first let me say that after surfing the net for months regarding breast health your site is by far the most informative thank...
 Asked: 02/28/2003 kindly interpret the result of my biopsy: sections reveal breast tissue fragments showing prominent interlobular stromal fibrosis with scattered varisized small as well as slightly...
 Asked: 02/19/2003 After reading all of the above questions I am still a little confused.
 Asked: 02/19/2003 I am 24 years old and have a fibroadenoma measuring just over half a centimeter in my right breast.
 Asked: 02/13/2003 I had an excisional biopsy in June 2002 with the following results: "fibrous mastopathy with duct dilation, background fibrosis, papillomatosis and apocrine metaplasia
 Asked: 02/13/2003 Some of the preceding questions may have answered my question.
 Asked: 02/11/2003 Hello I had a biopsy done and it showed a dilated and ruptured duct exhibiting intra and periductal inflammation.
 Asked: 02/03/2003 I am nervous as all get out.
 Asked: 02/03/2003 Hi...I am a 30 year old woman with a history of breast lumps in myself and in my maternal grandmother.
 Asked: 02/03/2003 What if the surgeon fails to tell the patient about the various options for breast biopsies and only suggests an open biopsy? How will the...
 Asked: 02/03/2003 Hello, I am 34 years of age and during my yearly exam,my doctor found a nodule on my left breast.
 Asked: 01/31/2003 I am a nurse and I have a question regarding sterotactic vs open biopsy done by a surgeon.
 Asked: 01/29/2003 Dx on digital mammogram was microcalcifications, stereotatic mammotome recommended asap., plus by the 8th time they took compression films, which became painful, i had some...
 Asked: 01/29/2003 A woman called me because she has a suspected intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 01/24/2003 Dear JH Staff, I have been diagnosed with ADH after a core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 01/22/2003 My wife is 47 years old , on her last mammogram they found a spot and then had a second mammogram and sonogram done, this...
 Asked: 01/21/2003 I am scheduled for a core needle biopsy of the left breast for a lesion at the 4 o''clock position located near the nipple area.
 Asked: 01/21/2003 I have been diagnosed with multifocal dcis, grade 2, in my right breast.
 Asked: 01/21/2003 I recently had a mammogram show a 2.8 cm nodule.
 Asked: 01/21/2003 how is the surgery done after then needle is inserted in the breast.
 Asked: 01/16/2003 I have to have a biopsy of the axilla or something in the axilla tomorrow.
 Asked: 01/14/2003 My doctor wants me to have a wire localization in radiology to pinpoint the calcification that was detected on my mammogram.
 Asked: 01/13/2003 I had endometrial cancer two years ago - now after having a rodeo mri - they are saying biopsy for infiltrating cancer - and my...
 Asked: 01/13/2003 My right axilla was swollen and under my arm I was very "sweaty." After a couple of weeks when it only decreased slightly in size,...
 Asked: 01/13/2003 I recently had a stereotatic core biopsy performed on one of my breasts due to calcifications and the diagnosis was: fibrocystic changes and ductal hyperplasia...
 Asked: 01/13/2003 My 18 yr old daughter had a 4cm tumor excised which is determined to be malignant phyllodes.
 Asked: 01/13/2003 Two weeks ago I wrote you about an ultrasound that said hetereogenous hypoechoic lobular focus.
 Asked: 01/13/2003 I recently had a spot mamogram and an ultrasound.
 Asked: 01/09/2003 A recent stereotactic biopsy for calcification revealed DCIS.
 Asked: 01/09/2003 what is the difference between a stereotactic core biopsy and a mammotome?
 Asked: 01/07/2003 Is it true that most biopsies lead to surgery to remove the mass? If so, why not just go in initially and remove the mass...
 Asked: 01/07/2003 I am schedualed for biopsy and removal of three ducts due to brown discharge from these (positive for blood).
 Asked: 01/07/2003 I recently had a stereotactic biopsy for calcifications in my right breast.
 Asked: 01/01/2003 I had a biopsy on Nov. 22nd.
 Asked: 01/01/2003 After 18 months of testing for enlarged lymph nodes, including two biopsies of right inguinal and right axilla lymph nodes, I had a stereo tactic...
 Asked: 01/01/2003 Are mammotone biopsies usually/always performed by radiologists? Is there any reason to be concerned that it is not a surgeon who will be performing my...
 Asked: 01/01/2003 I had a wire loc, excisional biopsy done in late Sept.for microcalcs.
 Asked: 12/30/2002 I am a 42year old woman who is post-menopausal, have gained 25lbs in one year, no children, no HRT, both parents died when I was...
 Asked: 12/27/2002 my questions is simple. I am one year post treatment for breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/23/2002 Now I am really confused. After the first of the year I''m having a biopsy on some microcalifications found in my right breast.
 Asked: 12/23/2002 I''m scheduled for a needle localization biopsy in Jan due to calcifications found on a routine mammogram.
 Asked: 12/23/2002 I have DCIS,comedo, grade 3 in one spot and DCIS without description in another spot of the same breast- I have additional calcification in other...
 Asked: 12/19/2002 I had a mammogram that showed a suspicious lesion.
 Asked: 12/18/2002 my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 61 yrs of age.
 Asked: 12/18/2002 Magnification has revealed that I''ve got two clusters of calcification located in the inner quadrant, near the chest wall.
 Asked: 12/04/2002 I had a mammogram and sonogram of my left breast.
 Asked: 12/03/2002 I just had an incisional breast biopsy done.
 Asked: 12/01/2002 I had a stereotactic biopsy on both breasts due to calcifications.
 Asked: 11/30/2002 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy done november 25th 2002 on my right breast and two micro chips have been left in.
 Asked: 11/28/2002 I am 44-years-old and have had 2 surgical excisions of lumps in my right breast.
 Asked: 11/28/2002 I am a 45 year old female with no history of breast cancer in the family, I noticed a lump in my left breast about the size of quarter but elongated.
 Asked: 11/26/2002 My sister recently had a biopsy because her mammogram showed numerous microcalcifications throughout her right breast.
 Asked: 11/24/2002 What is the failure rate -- false negatives -- associated with fine needle aspiration? Thanks..
 Asked: 11/24/2002 My mother is 67 years old and in good health.
 Asked: 11/20/2002 I read that women who go to breast specialists for surgery obtain better results.
 Asked: 11/18/2002 I have been given an uncertain diagnosis of possible breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/18/2002 I am having a biopsy for calcifications in the right breast.
 Asked: 11/17/2002 I live in Israel and in my first mammogram at age 40, irregularly shaped microcalcifications were found in my left breast, along with spherically shaped...
 Asked: 11/18/2002 Are there published recommendations for the management of atypical lobular hyperplasia found on mammotome core biopsy? Should ALH be routinely re-excised or is this an...
 Asked: 11/17/2002 I am 34 years old and was recently diagnosed with atypical ductal hyperplasia by way of excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 11/17/2002 The frozen section performed during my lumpectomy produced a false positive so the surgeon performed a partial mastectomy, including removal of the nipple and two...
 Asked: 11/10/2002 I recently had an excisional biopsy because of a cluster of microcalcifications seen on my mammogram.
 Asked: 11/10/2002 I am 27 and mother of 3, no family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/06/2002 i recently had a breast cyst aspiration and the path report read: poorly preserved papillary group of ductal cells, ductal atypia, i am unsure what...
 Asked: 11/01/2002 If a mass is found in the breast, what are the possiblities of what it is?
 Asked: 11/01/2002 My wife had one of her breasts aspirated to check on a mass and the doctor scheduled her for surgery to remove the mass because...
 Asked: 11/01/2002 After a breast biopsy, my mother was cleared of cancer and then 2 months later they came back and said she has lCIS and want...
 Asked: 10/29/2002 My breast biopsy has actually turned into a lumpectomy since the tumor has been found to be malignant, and I am pondering the next treatment...
 Asked: 10/29/2002 hello, i just received my pathology report for a core biopsy of a tumor in my breast.
 Asked: 10/27/2002 Recent mammogram..."Within asymmetric density in the upper outer juxtacutaneous region, there are multiple microcalifications of variable form.
 Asked: 10/27/2002 I was told that because my LCIS was discovered through the finding of microcalcifications on a routine mammogram and because some of these microcalifications were...
 Asked: 10/27/2002 What is the best way to treat the swelling after the biopsy and for how long?
 Asked: 10/27/2002 I had an excisional biopsy done yesterday and the surgeon said that his gut feeling was that it will be benign (as was the core...
 Asked: 10/26/2002 Two weeks ago, I had a core needle biopsy of 6 mm nodule that appeared on a sonogram.
 Asked: 10/26/2002 I had a stereotactic breast biopsy done a little over a year ago.
 Asked: 10/26/2002 i just read a posting/answer that stated that small clusters of microcalcifications are rarely benign.
 Asked: 10/26/2002 I had a core needle biopsy for a solid tumor which had grown over a 2 year period per comparative mammograms.
 Asked: 10/26/2002 I had a core biopsy which came back as a fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 10/26/2002 What is the difference in the procedure and information yielded of stereotactic biopsy and a core biopsy for determing a possible fribroadenoma? (No personal/family history...
 Asked: 10/26/2002 In my annual mammogram the physician sent me to a radiologist for an ultrasound because of a small lump just below the nipple of the right breast.
 Asked: 10/20/2002 I had a stereotactic biopsy which revealed focal aytpical duct hyperplasia and dense stromal fibrosis.

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