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Questions posted in the Breast Cancer Forum are answered by medical professionals and experts. Topics include Breast Biopsy, Chemotherapy, Hormone Therapy, Lumps, Lumpectomy, Lymph node dissection, Lymphedema, Mammograms, Mastectomy, Radiation Therapy, Reconstruction, Self Breast Exam, and Surgery.

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Back in august i started to have breast and underarm pain on the right side. The doctor that i had went to went through numerous treatments (that did not work)and finally sent me to have a mammogram and an ultrasound done in october. The...
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I am 37 years old. My family has a history of Breast Cancer. I had my baseline mamogram at 35. Calcifications were found in my right breast. I had a needle biopsy, came back fine. Had re-check 6 mos. later, more calcifications, needle ...
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I found a lump in my breast over two years ago. Had a mammogram and ultrasound, but they were negative. It began bothering me again this year, and growing, so I had another mammo, and an MRI. Again nothing. The lump is in my right bre...
Chevere | Last answer
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could you please explain what breast crystals are? dose it mean i have cancer?
becky in pa | Last answer
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Last year I had a Mammogram and they found two masses in my left breast. After looking at them closer they said for now they both have smooth edges when they get rough edges that means cancer. They said they would just keep an eye on the...
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I have invasive lobular cancer, with a 5 cm tumor. I am having pre-surgical chemo. It has been almost three weeks since my first treatment (AC), but the tumor has not changed at all that I can tell. Does this mean the treatment isn't ...
Jo2 | Last answer
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I was just informed that my mammogram showed that I have microcalcifications but they are indeterminate as they are heterogenous in the small clusters. They are recommending that I have a biopsy of two of the four groupings to assess th...
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Hello, I'm 26 years old with a past history of thyroid cancer. 3 months ago I found a lump in my right breast and ended up having an ultrasound to check. They found 2 solid hypoechoic lesions that were probably fibroadenomas but cou...
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My niece found a lump in her right breast - was scheduled to have disection & now turned into removal of a "cluster of lumps" in the inner left quadrant of breast. She is 49 and pre-memopausal & her mother died of BC. I am a 13 yr. sur...
bd728 | Last answer
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I am extremely worried that i have breast cancer, even though I am only 16. Two nights ago i was coming out of the shower and started to dry off when i noticed i red spot on my areola and i thought it was nothing. But a couple minutes la...
BAilli | Last answer
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I have been getting sharp pains under my breast. Mostly under my left side. Sometimes it feels like a shooting pain across them. I think maybe I might have pulled the muscles while I was reaching up trying to lift something could that...
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Hi, I am a 26 year old male with a breast lump in my left breast. I have had this condition since I was about 21 and it has not gotten any larger(about the size of a quater)It is round but is not symetrical with my nipple it sets ...
JBallard | Last answer
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hi, i would like to get some information if possible about what can be done about high ferritin levels due to multiple transfusions because of chemotherapy induced anemia. this information is for my mom who has weekly taxol and takes ar...
nekoneko | Last answer
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I am 45 yrs old and have severe fybrocyst deasease. My breast are 75% to 100% cysts. The pain has gotten unbareable.I have seen 3 different surgeons 2 of the 3 have recommended bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction.I am working with m...
roxy13 | Last answer
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i just turn 18 this year and i have a pea size lump under my left armpits.it has been there for a year already.but the lump does not hurt.my familly do not have any cancer history..so is it cancer...im so afraid...X<
Hanami | Last answer
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I'm 47 years old needing a breast biopsy. I had a routine mammogram that showed a spot (no lump is felt)and then I had a spot compression with magnification . The findings were: Presence of cluster of microcalcifications in the left ou...
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I am having a hard time getting my doctor (especially the Radiology Department) to believe the pain I continue to have three months after a biopsy (results benign). Is there anywhere I can search for something to print out and give to m...
birdd | Last answer
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Since a biospy on Nov.7,2002 I have had a dull ache in the breast. There is no redness, swelling,ect. just and ache which radiates into the armpit. The biopsy results were benign, showing microcalcifications and fibrocystic changes. The...
catskew | Last answer
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I am having a breast biopsy done this Friday due to a circle cluster of calcification. Apparently a year ago I had only a scatter pattern of no concern. What causes this calcium deposits, can I change something I am doing exercise and ...
Under Forty Pam | Last answer
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I've been putting off getting checked, in hope that it would go away. There is a sore lump behind my right nipple, about the size of it's areola. It has a harder feel to it than that of my left areola. There's more resistance if you sque...
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