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Diagnostic mammogram's and other breast imaging questions.
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|3/29/2012||Good morning! Diagnosed in May 2011 with DCIS in left breast at 1.2cm - grade 3 with necrosis. Had biopsy, excisional biopsy and re-excision due to dirty margin on one side. 6.5 weeks of radiation. Have been on tamoxifen since October. Had 6 month follow up imaging last week - everything looked good I think. They really took alot of pics - but were really focused on my right breast and had me also have a sonogram. Was told there were a small cluster of cysts in right breast and one near my incision spot on left breast. No vascular involvement. I was told to recheck in 6 months (which I am guessing is normal). Do you think these just now are visible - that they would appear in 6 months time? One more quetion: is 6.5 weeks radiation the norm for DCIS? Just wondering. Thanks for your time and involvement with all of us who are scared and sometimes just need someone who has been through it all to talk to.|
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|3/29/2012||radiation in keeping with standard of care. yes. cysts can appear anytime. congrats are doing well!|
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