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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 times where…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered My daughter was diagnosed with 3A… Hi - Your daughter's cancer isn't triple negative, thankfully; but neither…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Is it possible to get an adverse… It's good that the biopsy showed that the lump was a benign fibroadenoma. The…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Atypical cells with blood? Six months seems to be a standard amount of time for call backs for mammograms when a…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered had breast biopsy,core needle. half… Rose, if you are asking about the difference between the types of breast…


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