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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|6/3/2012||I went to the doctor the other day, for the lump on my breast they did an ultrasound and said there is echogenic tissue in the area of the lump which could not be further categorized, they want me to get a mammogram and im going to but they never explained exactly what echogenic tissue is.... everything i look at online says breast cancer which does run in my family, i'm kinda freaking out, can you explain exactly what this means please|
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|6/4/2012||this word merely means that tissue looks a little denser at that one spot. it doesn't imply cancer however. remember that most findings of this nature end up being benign. they will likely do some additional breast imaging-- maybe MRI. don't fret yet.|
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