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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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One of the most frightening aspects of my breast cancer diagnosis in 1998 was that I never knew my symptoms might be breast cancer until the doctor told me I needed a biopsy for inflammatory breast cancer. I didn't know that breast cancer doesn't always start with a lump.   About eight weeks earlier at the beginning of February, I jumped…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Inflammatory Breast Cancer Diagnosis… Tammy, we are not doctors here, so we couldn't say what is causing this…

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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.…

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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…

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