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1/16/2018So much confusing info. I had a mammogram on a breast that had a biopsy. I had a lot of pain in that breast after mammogram. Why? could it have caused cancer to leave breast in whole of biopsy? should i have lumpectomy to remove triple neg,or will that cause more cancer? thank you
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1/16/2018A mammogram after a biopsy can be quite uncomfortable because the breast tissue is bruised inside. The mammogram would not have caused cancer to leave the breast through the hole of the biopsy. If you have breast cancer, you need to have surgery to remove it. If it is triple negative, you may need chemotherapy before having surgery. Surgery will not cause more cancer, that is a myth. Please come to us so that we can get our arms around you and help you through this. 443-997-1513.

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