Breast Cancer Community
shadow
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast cancer, biopsy, genetics, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, lumps, lumpectomy, lymph node dissection, lymphedema, mammograms, mastectomy, radiation therapy, reconstruction, and self exams.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

shadow

Hi,
Firstly last week I found a lump in my left breast.
I had a mammogram today and was called in again to repeat on my left breast, I was then called in for an ultrasound at which point was told the lump was a cyst and it was drained. I was then called in to see the doctor thinking everything was ok. I was told that whilst doing the mammogram on the lump they had found a shadow higher up  and have asked me to go back for a biopsy of my breast tissue in a few days. The ultrasound showed nothing but the cyst, I did think it was odd as the radiographer seemd to be concentrating more on the area from the top of the breast to just below my collarbone and under my armpit.
Do you think I should be overly worried?
Thanks Denie

















Related Discussions
  • New lump (3 replies):
    November last year a lump was discovered on my left brea...[more]
  • lump (1 replies):
    i had a ultrasound done on my left breast b/c of a lump ...[more]
  • Papable Lump (2 replies):
    Hi! My name is Sarah and I'm 28 years old. I recently ha...[more]
  • Unsure (1 replies):
    I am 28 years old and found a lump on my breast a few we...[more]
  • After Lump Ultrasound (6 replies):
    I am 20 years old and scheduled for an ultrasound of a b...[more]
2 Comments
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Don't worry too much yet.  The doctor is being very thorough.  It may be nothing, but if it is, it looks like they will have caught the problem early and you have no lump yet.  Fingers crossed you get a good result.  Let us know how you get on.
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Hi,
Hope you are ok!
Thankyou for your reply, I will let you know.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201_tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083_tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi