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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|4/7/2007||Finally got my sterotactic results, ductal ca insitu clinging and cribiform with focal central necrosis and calcifications. Nuclear grade3/3, cancerization of lobules. addition testing was estrogen receptor positive 3+. no palp mass, calcifications picked up on mammo 15 mos ago and were stable in sept but showed increase in numbers so the biopsy was done. Is this an aggressive type, nuclear grade seems scarey but surgeon did say its not comedo type. I am a healthy 46year old.|
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|4/7/2007||actually most are grade 3... i wouldn't sweat over that. the great news is you are dealing with noninvasive breast cancer. caught as early as you can catch breast cancer. good for you! cribiform is a good kind to have. haven't heard of "clinging" though. not sure what that means. so next step is to see a breast surgical oncologist. if you want to come our way we are happy to take care of you. 443-287-2778.|
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