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mammogram and ultrasound results

Result mammogram & sonogram:
Multiple cysts are noted scattered throughout the righ breast.
The largest cyst is noted at the 3 o' clock axis measuring
.9 x .98 x .63 cm.  There is an area of concern at the 12 o' clock which is hypoechoic and appears soid with irregular,
ill defined margings measuring  x 7 x 6 cm.  Biopsy under
ultrasound guidance of this area is recommended.  The left
breast is stable in appearance with benign appearing
calcification noted bilaterally.

I would appreciate your opinion.

Thank you.
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Dear sachi:  When a radiologist interprets mammograms and ultrasounds, recommendations are made based on the findings.  In general, an abnormality that cannot be distinctly identified needs further investigation.  A biopsy may be the only way to determine whether this is a benign finding or a cancer problem.  Once you meet with a breast surgeon, the films can be reviewed and the most appropriate recommendations can be made.
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Cysts are harmless, and need no more intervention. A solid area with irregular margins is a finding that can't be defined further without biopsy: it could be something serious, but more often is not. Did you really mean 7 x 6 cm, or did you mean .7 x .6. The former is nearly 3 inches across and ought to be feelable if it's significant.
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The size is 8 x 7 x 6 mm
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I am a 48 year old female diagnosed with atypical hyperplasia dcis at the age of 37, i have also had a galactogram and removal of all milk ducts in 2 different surgeries for bleeding. At the present time i had a mammogram and ultrasound in jan. of 05 and i had 4 lumps u could feel. on the  ultrasound it showed i had 8 cysts which appear to be benign.  i went for a follow-up in may of o5 and have developed 20 plus cysts some single and some in clusters. i have dense breast tissue. i have fibrocystic disease.  i have ask about the growth in numbers of these cysts and how can they tell if they are benign or not if they are not doing any biopsies on them. ant advice would help.
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I have had 3 breast mass removals.  Now they have found more cysts in both breats.  One really bothers me they found echogenic material in a large cysts that goes thru the wall.  I can't find out anything on this on the net can you please help.
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Beware of biopsies.

It may cause spread of cancer based on what kind of cancer it is and what is performed. You may have idiots performing the biposy on you, thus playing with your life.

The case in example is as follows...

Oncologist conducts a blind FNA (fine needle, blindly jabbed (not guided) into the breast 6 to 8 times, as I stand horrified and watch). The ultrasound showed the tumor to be about 1.2 cm.

This happened on a Tuesday. On Thursday, another ultrasound puts the size at 1.4 cm appx with one lymph node involvement.

Friday, a core biopsy is conducted on breast tumor and FNA
on one lymph node. Ultra sound confirms tumor size to be 1.4 cm and one lymph node present.

The trauma from this core biopsy to the breast is severe. The large hard trauma mass could be felt in a few days.

Following Sunday (8 days) MRI shows tumor to be 9.9 cms and multiple Lymph nodes, which the cancer board tries to discredit. That is foolish.

Two ultrasounds (within 24 hours of each other) couldn't have been that far off and then the MRI with tracer dyes has been strongly defended regarding its accuracy to within 1 cm.

So how does 1.4 cms (by ultrasound and by touch/feel) compare to 9.9 cms on an MRI in 8 days?


Modern Medicine tries to cover for their butchery and
ignorance with false assurances. If surgery happens within a week, none of the truth comes out and ingnorance continues on. Telling people that jabbing of these needles into a tumor mass will not carry any of these cells into vascular space is absurd.

Beware of biopsies.

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I am 62 years old.  I recently had a spot compression and ultrasound.  The spot compression results were a density in the middle 1/3 of the outer right brest which persists on spot compression view.  This opacity is also visible on the 90 degree mediolateral view.  It is of ill defined nature.  Biopsy sampling recommended to rule out malignancy.  There is a 1 cm reniform shaped nodule with fatty notch in the middle 1/3 of outer right breast, most likely due to intramammary lymph node. ACR/BIRADS Category 4.  The ultrasound results were a 1 cm intramammary lymph node in the outer right breast, probably represents the mammographic abnormality.  There is a 7mm hypoechoic nodule with shadowing at the 10 o'clock position of the right breast.  The biopsy sampling of the ill defined opacity in the upper outer right breast on mammography.  Also, biopsy of the 7mm hypoechoic solid nodule at the 10 o'clock position in the right breast, only seen with sonography.  Birads category 4.

Needless to say I am scared to death.  I can't sleep and can't seem to think of anything else.  I need reassurance to make it through the night.  My husband is not the comforting type and I don't want to scare my grown children. Please help me.
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