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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, 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…




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.…


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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…


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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…


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