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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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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…

06/03/15

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lmarble, Community Member, asked Atypical cells with blood? Sep of 2014, I had a normal mammogram - no findings. I found a lump on my breast a month ago,…

06/02/15

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Is it possible to get an adverse… Dawn, I am sorry that you are having so much pain and trouble. Good for you…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on The Titanium Marker: Should You Worry? Dawn, I'm sorry you're going through this. What a terrible situation, between…

04/24/15

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