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 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.
 Asked: 10/20/2002 I am being referred to additional, magnified views due to finding of a cluster of linear like tiny calcifications on center area of right breast. I''ve...
 Asked: 10/20/2002 I had my first mammogram last year at age 46.
 Asked: 10/20/2002 Below is the ultrasound report done in September 2001.
 Asked: 10/13/2002 I had a biopsy today of a small dense area close to the chest wall.
 Asked: 10/13/2002 Last May,after my annual mammogram I was called back to undergo re-screening.
 Asked: 10/13/2002 The doctor said that my mammogram which I had over a month ago and they found a small spot on each breast.
 Asked: 10/08/2002 Hello, I have an 87 year old Aunt who recently had a lumpectomy(papillary carcinoma).
 Asked: 10/08/2002 I had to have a stereostatic biopsy.
 Asked: 10/04/2002 Hi, I''ve just received the pathology report from a 2nd biopsy, a wire loc/excisional.
 Asked: 10/04/2002 I had my excisional biopsy lump removed yesterday, also took tissue from around it.
 Asked: 09/30/2002 I had an excisional biopsy with the following results: "fibrous mastopathy with duct dilation, background fibrosis, papillomatosis and apocrine metaplasia
 Asked: 09/29/2002 I recently went for a routine baseline mammogram.
 Asked: 09/26/2002 During a breast biopsy for a cluster of microcalcifications my doctor came across a large pocket of pus. He said it was probably from mastitis which...
 Asked: 09/26/2002 after biopsy -lobular carcinoma insitu dx-margins clear-non invasive with severe atypical hyperplasia left breast-sister dx last month with duct cancer- stage I-mastectomy and chemo also...
 Asked: 09/26/2002 Don''t know which category this question ''fits'' into -but here goes.
 Asked: 09/24/2002 I had a biopsy, and it came back atypical extensive hyperplasia.
 Asked: 09/24/2002 I had a sterotactic breast biopsy and the pathologist reported significant sclerosing adenosis without atypia.
 Asked: 09/24/2002 I am a 43 yr old female who had an excisional biopsy with the following diagnosis: 1.
 Asked: 09/22/2002 I had an ultrasound and mammo and have microcalcifications.
 Asked: 09/17/2002 I have been referred to a surgeon to take a surgical biopsy, as the area of microcalcification is close to chest wall.
 Asked: 09/15/2002 I have had a needle biopsy which showed 1.1 cm grade 1 malignant tumor.
 Asked: 09/13/2002 Do you have any research evidence to show that biopsy itself will not release cancer cells to spread?
 Asked: 09/13/2002 Can breast biopsy help the cancer cells to transfer to other other parts of the body and cause cancer?
 Asked: 09/06/2002 I have been told my breast biopsy shows atypical hyperplasia.
 Asked: 09/05/2002 I have ductal carcinoma in situ found by mammography and stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 09/02/2002 I had calcification marks on a regular and then enlarged mammogram without a lump present.
 Asked: 08/23/2002 When I was diagnosed with breast cancer I read in my records that I have extremely dense breasts.
 Asked: 08/16/2002 What are the advantages of avoiding an open surgical biopsy, if the procedure can be done using minimally invasive equipment?
 Asked: 08/16/2002 What type of biopsies are done for breast lumps or calcifications in the breast?
 Asked: 08/16/2002 If I have a lump in my breast should I see a surgeon right away for a biopsy?

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