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|7/30/2011||hello-i finished treatment for triple negative 11-2010, i was due for a bilateral mamm 5-2011-however, due to the fact i had severe issue w/ 1 round chemo, i opted for radiation, but my body paid the price for that also-have a sensitive body when comes to drugs even in 20-s when healthy, so i opted for a breast ultrasound. the radiologist said she saw a suspicious area around the lumpectomy line and not sure what it is and said wasn't there 2-2011 on mamm. rated it bi-rad 4, suggests ultrasound biopsy-which i do next week. said it's solid with cystic areas more wide than tall. not sure is scarring, hematoma or fat necrosis or new/recuurent tumor. any thoughts?????|
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|7/31/2011||no way to guess without seeing the imaging studies. mammogram would be very helpful to correlate with the ultrasound too. wider than it is tall is a good sign. cystic with solid also a good sign. may be a complex cyst. sounds like in a few days you will know for sure.|
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