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Having a breast biopsy is the only way to definitely diagnose breast cancer. There are several types of biopsies, including needle biopsy, which is less invasive, and surgical biopsy, which requires a portion of the breast to be removed. The type needed depends on everything from your mammogram to how your breast feels, to your doctor.

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“I had titanium markers in both breasts after a stereotactic biopsy. Since then, I have had some bad reactions with rashes all over and nonstop itching. Has anyone else experienced this?” - Melanie“My wife had a stereotactic biopsy back in September of 2008. They put one of these titanium markers in afterwards. Since then she has…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on What is KI-67? Hi Sherry - Ki-67 is a cellular marker that measures how fast cells grow. The faster they're growing, the…

11/24/13

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Does anyone know the cost of Excisional… Good, Leslie, I'll look forward to hearing what the doctor has to say.…

11/18/13

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Titanium marker clip from biopsy still… I'm glad you were finally able to get some relief from your pain. Good…

10/26/13

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered How long does it take the average… Hi - There's no real "average" when it comes to healing; each of our bodies…

09/25/13

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