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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|02/19/2005||My recent call-back mammogram indicated a 10 mm irregularly marginated focal irregular nodule - I cannot feel it and it was not found on ultrasound. The radiologist recommends stereotactic biopsy. My question is, when do I consult a breast surgeon? Now or when the pathology comes in? It seems strange to go direclty to biopsy without having a professional "breast exam" first....|
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|02/19/2005||most radiologists do the stereotactic biopsy procedure instead of a surgeon. depending on those results, you would then see a breast surgeon if you need surgery done.|
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