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6/18/2016My Mom is diagnosed with the following details

Microscopic examination section shows scanty infiltrating duct carcinoma, grade111 modified R.B.score 3+3+2=8 dense lymphoplasmacyticinfiltrate is noted.Diagnosis infiltratimg duct carcinoma.grade111 comment advised immunohistochemistry for hormonal receptors.enclosed slide+block please preserve them carefully for future reference.
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6/18/2016so grade 3 breast cancer. doesn't sound like there were many cancer cells found however. don't know if this was on a core biopsy or on a surgical biopsy. if a core biopsy, then the next step is to go ahead and get a lumpectomy with sentinel node biopsy done. come to us if possible. she needs a breast surgical oncologist. 888-992-1625. if you bring her our way, please let me know when her appointment is. email me at Let us get our arms around her.

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