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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, answered Could marker be cause of my pain? It could be, Katherine. What you can do about it is something else again. Most doctors…

10/15/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on The Titanium Marker: Should You Worry? It's wonderful that you can tell the difference so soon after surgery.…

08/15/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered How painful is a sentinel node biopsy… Thank you for your suggestion, and thank you for advocating for the…

06/16/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Goodlife I'm sure this is a nightmare for you, especially since your doctors are not listening to your concerns. It…

01/14/14

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