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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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jco63Mar 22, 2013
CCF-RN,MSN-JSAug 08, 2003
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By Bridg Blank
I had an FNA breast biopsy done recently. It was negative for malignancy. The report mentioned foamy histiocytes. Cou...
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ella532Feb 05, 2013
Cleveland Clinic Apr 29, 2010
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By LK13 Blank
can breast hypoechoic nodule disappear?
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TracylyJan 21, 2013
CCF-RN,MSN-rfNov 11, 2002
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By J-mar Blank
I recently had a surgical biopsy because of microcalcifiations. The surgeon called and said, "it's nothing. Don't ev...
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page107Jan 18, 2013
janp645May 16, 2010
CCF-RN,MSN-JSJun 11, 2001
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By NAB Blank
During a breast screening my doctor detected a "firm ill-defined non-mobile thickening" of the breast tissue in the u...
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loreepJan 10, 2013
Crystal0413Dec 03, 2009
boninclydeAug 11, 2006
boninclydeAug 11, 2006
ziggy123Aug 10, 2006
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By Under Forty Pam Blank
I am having a breast biopsy done this Friday due to a circle cluster of calcification. Apparently a year ago I had o...
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chaney05Jan 08, 2013
sandye6955Jan 31, 2009
joankozApr 04, 2008
jackie140Mar 03, 2008
jackie140Mar 03, 2008
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By jackie140 Blank
I am 42 years old. I have been having mammograms since 35 because I do not have a medical history. My recent mamm i...
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HollyanaJan 02, 2013
CCF-RN,MSN-JSJan 17, 2007
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By sisterone Blank
I had a exsional biopsy about 6 weeks ago, I was diagnosed with ADH and ALH. I have had a very light bloody discharg...
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hitchikerJan 02, 2013
CharlottedhNov 12, 2010
ElfeyNov 23, 2003
surgeonNov 22, 2003
CCF-RN,MSN-JSNov 24, 2003
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By Nanmama Blank
On the side of my left breast, about 2 inches from the areola, I have what looks like a 1/2 inch, donut shaped swell...
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pie587Dec 05, 2012
katarina777May 21, 2010
katarina777May 20, 2010
Cleveland Clinic May 21, 2010
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By orangelime9352 Blank
I am 19 years old.I have not had sex in a year so i am definitely not pregnant. i have not fooled around since then e...
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locs1Dec 02, 2012
smilie114Feb 14, 2007
japdipFeb 13, 2007
Cleveland Clinic Feb 15, 2007
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By lizme66 Blank
Mammogram Screening results indicate that I demonstrate scattered fibroglandular densitites, what is this? Also stat...
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dot612Nov 29, 2012
labasaJul 06, 2008
fooddivaJun 22, 2004
cc1962Jun 05, 2004
CCF-RN,MSN-JSJun 04, 2004
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By fooddiva Blank
Last fall I had a mammogram that showed 2 or 3 benign calcifications. Previously I had never had a bad mammogram. No ...
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Bianks123Nov 22, 2012
lhughesSep 03, 2008
Cleveland Clinic Aug 27, 2008
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By Strike3 Blank
I understand you're unable to comment on individual cases. My apologies for implying that I wanted you to do so. I sh...
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VinakaOct 30, 2012
amw3068May 01, 2007
amw3068May 01, 2007
boninclydeMar 23, 2007
JRC448Mar 23, 2007
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By JRC448 Blank
Hello, I have a hard lump on my left rib about 4 inches above my left breast that I noticed several months ago. It f...
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captainkirk227Oct 06, 2012
BJMckeanOct 09, 2010
dcbellJul 18, 2007
Cleveland Clinic Jul 17, 2007
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By Carol in Pittsburgh Blank
I am a 52 year old female that had a lumpectomy for DCIS two years ago. I had radiation treatment and am now taking t...
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JaneRNSep 16, 2012
kksmom3Aug 16, 2010
Cleveland Clinic Aug 16, 2010
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By ktww Blank
Anyone else out there have a extremely painful wire localization? My recommendation to anyone facing this procedure ...
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sdelmar7Sep 14, 2012
JaqutaApr 20, 2009
Cleveland Clinic Apr 20, 2009
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By Jaquta Blank
Hi I feel incredibly dumb for asking these questions. Following radiation treatment I was told not to use hormonal ...
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smiley401Sep 04, 2012
atticus222Mar 11, 2004
surgeonMar 11, 2004
CCF-RN,MSN-JSMar 15, 2004
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By atticus222 Blank
My 15 year old daughter had an ultrasound yesterday on her breast. She has a 4.8 cm cyst that is solid with some cyst...
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deslexadrAug 31, 2012
mjb250Nov 14, 2007
Cleveland Clinic Nov 14, 2007
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By mjb250 Blank
Recently I have noticed claims about new breast MRI machines for "dedicated" breast MRI and newer technology breast M...
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woopieduAug 27, 2012
Shelia5455Sep 30, 2010
Cleveland Clinic Feb 11, 2008
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By cindy67 Blank
two years ago i had calsifacation in my right breast and a nogel i had surgery.every thing was ok i had a mammagram...
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izzy29Aug 22, 2012
CCF-RN,MSN-rfSep 19, 2002
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By Traviesa Blank
Five months ago I was diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer of 2cm., and one palpable lymph node, verified as ca...
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