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10/12/20163 of my aunts on mother's side had breast cancer,1 died from it , also have a half sister that had it, I have been diagnosed with sclerosing adenosis papilloma radiologist took the biopsy and surgeon thinks he my have gotten it all. She said to let the bruising heal and we will get another diagnostic mammogram in three months and see if anything was leftover and we will discuss it, is this standard of care . What if he left some cells that were cancer? Will it be metastatic by then? Am I being paranoid, I will be nuts by then. She also wants me to go back to the same hospital, and they had to do two biopsies before they got any of the mass, first doctor missed the whole thing. This has been going on since August.
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10/12/2016your family needs to consider genetic counseling and testing. if you carry a gene mutation then more aggressive options need to be considered. if no gene mutation then you still need this surgically removed. come to us. 443-997-8282.

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