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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|3/9/2012||Good afternoon, my daughter is 26 years old and just had an ultrasound done and they found a tumor on her breast that is about 1/2" deep in from the skin. They suggested she get a biopsy done because she is scheduled for breast reduction surgery next month. The radiologists says he thinks it is benign but suggests a biopsy to confirm he also said this is very common for girls her age. But she is very scared as am I. Could this be breast cancer or what other benign condition could it be. I would really appreciate any advice you could give me and my daughter. Thank you so much for your help.|
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|3/10/2012||Sorry you and your daughter are going thru this 'fearful' situation, but to be reassuruing to you both...it is very reasurring that doc thinks area looks benign on ultrasound. Biopsy is standard of care recommendation, and this is a good thing. Odds are this will prove to be benign...`80% of mammo findings are benign, but biopsy indicated. Hope this helps and best wishes. As a momma, we never stop worrying about our kids.|
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