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|1/11/2012||My Dr.who performed the US core biopsy called today and said it was non-invasive but when I picked up my pathology report later today it had two lines: first line: invasive ductal carcinoma with tumor grade moderately differentiated Nottingham/MBR grade 2/3, tumor length 7 mm, negative for lymphatic/vascular invasion with tumor volume approx. 40-50% AND second line: Ductal carcinoma in situ, nuclear grade low, necrosis absent with size of DCIS 0.8 mm It also states volume is less than 1% of represented tissue. I am scared. I am waiting for my OB/GYN to call.|
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|1/12/2012||sounds like the doctor didn't read the first line. so time to see a breast surgical oncologist. you are welcome to come to us. 443-287-2778. the tumor is small. at this point it is clinically a stage I which is good news. also is good news no vessels running through it either. so anticipate this being relatively easy to treat.|
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