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 Asked: 2/15/2017 History - stage 1 IDC in 2014 treated with chemo, radiation, and letrazole.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 I just had my annual diagnostic mammogram.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 Had a biopsy done and came back with fibrocystic changes and dense stromal fibrosis 8 cm.
 Asked: 2/12/2017 A 3D mammogram found a large area (4.5 cm x 2.5 cm) of calcifications in my breast that had never shown up before in prior...
 Asked: 2/12/2017 How long should it take to get the results of a biopsy that was done on Monday February 6, 2017 at 7:30 in the morning?
 Asked: 2/11/2017 I have been diagnosed with idc stage 2 I am treating it with letrozole and the lump has decreased in size can I permanently treat...
 Asked: 2/11/2017 I had a maternal aunt who was diagnosed at age 49 with BC, and also maternal second cousin diagnosed in her early 50''s.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 I had a maternal aunt who was diagnosed at age 49 with BC, and also maternal second cousin diagnosed in her early 50''s.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 A Jan17 Mammogram with Ultrasound resulting in a diagnosis of a BI-RADS 4 - Suspicious Abnormality with a follow up Steorotatic Biopsy strongly recommended by...
 Asked: 2/9/2017 Does it bode well if a mass gets smaller after/during a core biopsy?
 Asked: 2/8/2017 Hi, I am 48 years old, I went through several mammograms, ultrasound and MRIs, I also a core needle biopsy and a MRI guided biopsy...
 Asked: 2/5/2017 I had a needle-core biopsy done about 6 months ago after my first mammogram revealed atypia with calcifications and clear nipple "weeping".
 Asked: 2/5/2017 I am 54 with family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 I had an ultra sound guided core biopsy with a clip last and the report said "CC, MLO and ML views of the breast are...
 Asked: 2/2/2017 Hi, follow-up to a previous question about atypia.
 Asked: 2/1/2017 Hi, my pathology report for a needle breast biopsy showed papillary cells and atypia.
 Asked: 2/1/2017 Hi, I''m 33 years old and have had a few ultrasounds now after noticing a clear discharge from one duct on my right side (it''s not...
 Asked: 2/1/2017 My biopsy said IDC with tubular features - so tubular features are not same as tubular cancer, right?
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Although diagnosing invasive ducal carcinoma instead of fat necrosis by a pathologist is highly unlikely , has does it ever happen .
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Bi-Rad 4B is my rating for a small finding so they want to do a biopsy is a concern? RIGHT MAMMOGRAM FINDINGS There are scattered areas...
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Thanks for your response, they want to do a biospy which seems extreme? Your response so something tiny seen on mammogram but wasn''t able to be visualized...
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Right breast small circumscribed masses and several small subcentimeter cycts.
 Asked: 1/31/2017 what does this mean: RIGHT MAMMOGRAM FINDINGS There are scattered areas of fibroglandular density.
 Asked: 1/30/2017 Can a diagnosis of invasive ducal carcinoma ever be a false positive and the correct diagnosis be that the lesion is really fat necrosis.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 Have there been occasions when a breast biopsy diagnosing invasive ducal carcinoma was instead fat necrosis.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 Have there been diagnosis of dci been given when the lesion was really fat necrosis.
 Asked: 1/28/2017 What percentage of Idc is false positive .
 Asked: 1/27/2017 Today had steriotactic biopsy for Birad 4B groups of pleomorphic microcalc arranged segmentally Left upper outer breast near nipple.
 Asked: 1/27/2017 The lesion in breast was only 2mm and the pathology report showed that the diagnosis was only made because of being e-cadherin negative as they...
 Asked: 1/26/2017 I have had multiple lumpectomies in the past and they showed atypia.
 Asked: 1/26/2017 I have a question and hope you can answer, I suffer from repeated uti, bladder infections my gyn says I have some atrophy and pap...
 Asked: 1/25/2017 If breast fat necrosis were tested for E-cadherin could it have a negative result .
 Asked: 1/25/2017 My yearly mammogram screening came back identifying a small cluster of calcification and further testing necessary.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 I had a mammogram and then a diagnostic mammogram because the first had calcifications.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 Can breast fast necrosis be E-Cadherin negative.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 I had a clip inserted after a breast Biopsy.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 I had a breast MRI that shows I have area 16x18x16 mm of loosely grouped pleomorphic microcalcifications.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 Is a Cluster of punctate microcalcifications a cause for concern? In a breast that has several cysts and micro-cysts detected in ultrasound..including clusters of cysts...
 Asked: 1/24/2017 Last Friday I had a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 Can breast fat necrosis be E-careering negative.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 I have had a few breast core biopsies.
 Asked: 1/22/2017 Diagnostic mammogram indicated bilateral calcifications, pleomorphic in appearance.
 Asked: 1/22/2017 I had a stereotactic core biopsy. Results 4mm malignant tubular carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/22/2017 I had a diagnostic mammogram in May 2016 and the BiRADS score came back 4.
 Asked: 1/21/2017 I am scheduled for a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 1/20/2017 In September of 2016, I had a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 1/20/2017 Is a biopsy showing fibrocystc changes with intraductal hyperplasia something worrisome or is this normal breast tissue with no increase risk of breast cancer?
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Can you tell me if having fibro cystic changes with intraductal epithelial hyperplasia a significant risk factor for breast cancer or no big concern or...
 Asked: 1/19/2017 I had a biopsy 2 week ago and no I develop a lump and they do a mammogram before and after what could cause the pain and lump? Thank u .
 Asked: 1/19/2017 I am scheduled to have a Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy done next week after 2nd diagnostic mammogram shows a grouping of calcification deposits in my...
 Asked: 1/18/2017 I received treatment for a DCIS stage 0 in the left breast and have been on Tamoxifen for the past five years.
 Asked: 1/18/2017 Got results of excisional biopsy they say: Benign breast tissue with strongly fibrosis, apocrine change including focal papillary apocrine change and focal pseudolactational change. -lymphocytic lobulitis -biopsy...
 Asked: 1/18/2017 I had an ultra sound guided core biopsy with a clip last Wednesday on a small mass that turned out to be benign.
 Asked: 1/17/2017 Diagnosed 12/16 with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (1.4cm and 5 mm tumors).
 Asked: 1/17/2017 I was found to have grouped heterogeneous microcalcifications in the upper right breast, posterior third depth.
 Asked: 1/16/2017 I''ve had both a FNA & Core Needle biopsy done two weeks apart from each other, and I''m still feeling a sharp, burning painful sensation...
 Asked: 1/15/2017 Is fibro cystic breast with intraductal epithelial hyperplasia cause of concern on biopsy report?
 Asked: 1/15/2017 You just answered my question regarding the biopsy that I had on December 8 does the probability of it being DCIS decrease if the ADH...
 Asked: 1/14/2017 I had a stereotactic needle biopsy done on December 8 after my mammogram came back Birad 4 suspicious with pleomorphic calcification.
 Asked: 1/14/2017 My needle core biopsy results came back.
 Asked: 1/12/2017 Called back for diagnostic mammo which revealed 3 areas of cluster of microcalification-had stereotactic biopsy of 2 largest.
 Asked: 1/12/2017 Mammogram finding. Magnification views demonstrate groups of amorphous pleomorphic calcifications distributed segmentally present in upper outer quadrant.
 Asked: 1/10/2017 Under what circumstances would benign calcification (determined through biopsy) in the breast need to be removed?
 Asked: 1/9/2017 Do all people that have micro-calcification have the breast biopsy? In my case, the three are very small and were only seen on the the 3...
 Asked: 1/7/2017 I had a breast biopsy 1 1/2 years ago for pleomorphic calcification cluster.
 Asked: 1/5/2017 I had a surgical biopsy with wire localization last week, my doctor told me that she excised about 70% of microcalcifications which is enough for...
 Asked: 1/2/2017 My wife had a Stereotactic guided core biopsy on left breast which came back as there is an indeterminate 8 mm cluster of microcalcifications noted along...
 Asked: 1/1/2017 I had a biopsy done on Wednesday afternoon.
 Asked: 12/31/2016 Thank you again for your service! You''ve helped me understand more of what is going on with makes me more comfortable with it all.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 I had a diagnostic mammo and ultrasound on 12/19/16.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 My 2 mammograms radiologist saw linear microcalcifications said do biopsy is it important to do the biopsy.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 my wife''s Biopsy report says Relatively cellular smear shows many clusters of a ductal breast adenocarcinoma. what does this mean.
 Asked: 12/29/2016 I recently had a biopsy for a 1.0 x 0.6 x 1.3 cm septated complex cystic mass with a thickened wall and a questionable internal 4 mm solid component.
 Asked: 12/29/2016 A few weeks ago, I had a mammogram that showed a suspicious area, and was called in for a repeat mammogram that was more extensive than the first.
 Asked: 12/28/2016 My mammogram result showed: BI-RADS 4, Suspicious loosely grouped amorphous microcalcifications in the anteromedial aspect of the left breast.
 Asked: 12/25/2016 When doing an excisional biopsy with wire localization and dye, does the dye ever travel to lymph nodes? If yes, can you elalborate? Thank you...
 Asked: 12/24/2016 If a tissue sample is sent to two different pathologists, is it possible that the second team would not get enough and therefore the results...
 Asked: 12/22/2016 I am scheduled to have a stereotactic breast biopsy done next week.
 Asked: 12/22/2016 P two biopsies from 2 different radiologists for two areas on my right breast for calcifications.
 Asked: 12/21/2016 My wife was diagnosed with and treated for breast cancer 20 years ago.
 Asked: 12/21/2016 I had a stereotactic biopsy today. The radiologist kept having to take more samples because the x-Rays of the samples did not show the calcifications.
 Asked: 12/20/2016 I had a breast biopsy for calcifications and it was negative.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 I found lump in June 2016, had ultrasound and biopsy.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 I had a breast excisional biopsy with benign pathology over 5 years ago and for the last year have had pain in the area of...
 Asked: 12/15/2016 I just had a breast biopsy, they did the FNA but also switched to the Core, the Radiologist and the ultrasound nurse both said the...
 Asked: 12/15/2016 Going in for a biopsy for two 3 millimeters of calciations in left breast , very worried! If they are cluster more of a risk for cancer?
 Asked: 12/15/2016 For a Birad 4 needed guided biopsy in 3 places order is this imminent bad news?
 Asked: 12/14/2016 I was told I needed a stereotactic CORE needle biospy for microcalcifications in my breast.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 Last week it was suggested I get a biopsy for an area of calcification.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 My breast biopsy came back as indeterminate and they want me to get a lump removed now.
 Asked: 12/13/2016 My microcalcifications are near the chest wall ...
 Asked: 12/12/2016 I was scheduled for a stereotactic breast biopsy this morning… after I was on the table and the mammography was completed, my surgeon told...
 Asked: 12/12/2016 I was recently diagnosed with Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia, which I know increases my chances of getting breast cancer (or it could even already be there,...
 Asked: 12/11/2016 How large will the surgical specimen be for excision of 2mm malignant calcification performed after fna of the calcification?
 Asked: 12/11/2016 When I had my breast biopsy, the pathologist said I was HER2 3+ and ER PR Negative.
 Asked: 12/11/2016 Can stereotactic biopsy of microcalcifications reveal invasive ductal carcinoma or is it always in situ? If microcalcifications are round and amorphous in their cluster...
 Asked: 12/8/2016 I had a breast biopsy done about 20 years ago (benign tumor) and the site of the biopsy has become painful the past couple of...
 Asked: 12/8/2016 This highly cellular specimen comprises cohesive sheets of bimodal ductal epithelial cells, apocrine metaplastic cells, macrophages, scant stromal tissue and blood
 Asked: 12/7/2016 I had an ultrasound for a palpable breast lump, likely a cyst because I''ve had them in the past..
 Asked: 12/7/2016 I had a biopsy of my breast.

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