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|4/24/2012||As a followup to last weeks question. I had a left mastectomy, and L-flap reconstruction on 4/9/12. 4/23/12 today and still no results. Last week my doctors office told me 'i know they sent it out for more testing". no further explanation. Today I was told that it was sent to Boston last week, and that was the reason for the delay. She thought the results would be in today or tomorrow. I was told this was "protocol", but I dont really believe that. My question is what would be the possible reason for sending it to Boston. This is a very scary time for me. Thank you for your previous help and your ALWAYS honest answers.|
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|4/24/2012||Thank you for tuning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. Talk with both your breast surgeon and your breast plastic reconstructive surgeon directly to obtain your pathology results. I know it is very difficult to wait for results, and very anxiety producing. Because slides were sent out to another hospital does not mean anything is wrong, but I understand your need to know. Best wishes!|
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