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Breast Cancer and Screening

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  • breast cancer?

    i had my yearly breast exam, the doctor felt something, the ultrasound showed 2 masses.  im 32. And scared. I got a biopsy the same day, and im getting my results Monday.  The masses are small, which makes me slightly hopeful. They also performed ultrasound on my lymph nodes which were clear.Which...

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  • What Is Breast Cancer?

    Breast cancer is the most invasive cancer in women. However, it is not an uncommon finding to find breast cancer in men. But, this article will provide an insight into breast cancer in women. As per recent statistical reports, every woman in US has a 12% chance of developing breast cancer sometime in...

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  • Breast Ultra sound.

    Ive has a few issues with lumps but thank god till now ive been told they are something called lumpy breast syndrome. However I was again referred as my Gp felt it worth getting checked again. I had only the right side checked by ultrasound, whilst performing the scan I could see the screen and was concerned...

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  • Itchy rash on both breasts

    About 2 weeks ago I noticed my breasts were very very itchy, I also noticed there was a rash with it. Very patchy and dry. I assumed it was dry skin and moisturized. I still have it and it has only gotten worse. It’s on both breasts. Anything I’ve tried to read about has talked about inflammatory breast...

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  • Please help , I’m so scared

    Could anyone please ease my mind . I had an ultrasound on a very moveable lump before Christmas . Ultrasound results came back normal . My doctor sent me for another opinion and the lump is faulty big and this morning A doctor who done the Ultrasound said he found a definite palpable lump and is recommending...

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  • Could it be cancer?

    I have had a slightly deepened open sore on the under part of my left breast for a month. Last 2 weeks used bactroban no change, pain in my chest wall right side into top of breast,top of arm and slightly into my armpit. This morning I noticed another open sore above my right breast. Am awaiting a mammogram...

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  • I'm yoga teacher online and I can help

    Hello, Namaste I'm yoga teacher online and I can help by yoga breathing, yoga Breathing and the cosmic vibrations made by the sanskrit sounds..... That is very beneficial for women suffering of breast cancer....

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  • Post mastectomy options

    I've been diagnosed with breast cancer following routine screening 2 weeks ago.  After several biopsies I've been told I need a mastectomy and have to decide on whether I want implant reconstruction or to have nothing and use prosthesis.  It's been a lot to take in over the last...

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  • My test results

    I have to go in for core biopsy next week.. Can anyone tell me the likely hood based on test results? MAMMO LEFT DX W OR WO COMPUTER AIDED DETECTION performed on: 2/9/2018 1:19 PM Left BREAST BIRADS CATEGORY 4: Suspicious Recommendation: Ultrasound-guided core biopsy is recommended. Also, follow-up...

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  • Triple negative stage 2 breast cancer

    Hi there  Just been diagnosed with triple negative stage 2 breast cancer they said its chemo / surgery / radiotherapy can anyone give me any advice on what’s to come or if a mastectomy to begin with can avoid the above I’m so very scared got two young children and my husband if anyone can help...

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  • Had three scans on both breasts at my regular screening

    I am 56 and had my third regular breast screening mammogram today.  On the previous two occasions I had two scans per breast - on where the breast is squashed from top to bottom and one squashed side to side. ​Today the mammographer did an extra top to bottom one focusing on the nipple area of...

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  • Fat roll under breast? Is this normal?

    It's only like this when I lean back, sitting up straight it's normal.. i'm just really scared of cancer. Moderator comment:I have deleted the links to the images as they went to a site unsuitable for inclusion in the forums. Users can upload images directly to this site, see below for...

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  • Very worried

    I found a lump in my breast and the doctor sent me to get an ultrasound and I was told the results could be a few days but immediately the next morning they called and said I needed a biopsy I'm really worried now that it's the worst. I'm only 23. Just looking for advice, there's no history...

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  • Operation

    Has my lumpectomy and one node removal on 14th September everything went well no pain at all back to doing everything normal today

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  • Occasional inversion/dip in areola? Please help??

    I've only noticed this change around this month of my cycle, though I've managed to successfully terrify myself thanks to Google... More frequently--multiple times a day at that--either one or both of my areolae seem to 'dip' or pull inward. TMI--but the actual nipple isn't an issue...

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  • how do you know the change is a lump to concern you?

    When finding something not the same as you always have how do you know what your feeling is a lump,or swelling mass? I can feel something odd like a  firm bag of worms , between breat and underarm, with a specific spot furth under my arm thats very sore. Then on my forarm a lump which is long in...

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  • symptons questions

    I was told I have breast cancer probably calcification. It's been two years w/o any lumps, or other warning signs. Can they have misdiagnosed me? Thx Much good luck to you all.

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  • Zolodex and Arimidex or Exemestane..

    I have been trying post breast cancer medicines. Tomoxafin was awful so I waited to Zolodex and Arimidex. For two weeks I was fine and then completely stressed and down for the last two weeks. I tried it for 2-3 months. I switched to Zolodex and Exemestane this month and the exact same thing had happened....

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  • Woke up with rash on left breast, going to schedule appt tomorrow

    I slept without a bra and shirt on last night and i have a size double d bra. I woke up with a rash on my left breast on the side. I googled rash on left breast and breast cancer came up so im going to make an appt tomorrow. I am a hypochondriac so my anxiety is getring the best of me. I have been crying...

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  • I like Arimidex

    Sorry other users have had problems but I'd like to reassure people thinking about taking anastrozole. I'm 52, CA right breast diagnosed April 2007, WLE and axillary clearance, TAC chemo, 30 doses radio and straight on to anastrozole aka arimidex. I went back to the gym after surgery until half...

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  • Lymph nodes/breast lumps

    I am I need of some advice. Been suffering bad low back pain for a few months. This week my boyfriend found a lump on my neck near my clavical it's around 1.5 cm and rubbery. Upon inspection my lymph nodes under my jaw are swollen and there is another lump on the other side. This has prompted me...

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  • Need biopsy and scared to death! please need advice

    My name is Jennifer, I am 50 year old wife and mother going through Perimenopause.  Ten years ago I had my first mammogram which revealed a suspicious mass in my right breast.  I actually had two, one they could aspirate and one was solid, had biopsy and came back benign now have a marker on...

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  • Cysts or Cancer?

    I had a sudden shooting pain in my right breast and it made me scream out. It only lasted 2 seconds but it happened another 3 times that night. The next day I examined my breast and found a lump, I made an appointment with the doctor who confirmed the lump and found another on the opposite side of the...

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  • How Can Help Cancer Screening to Every-one

    Hi Good Afternoon All.. Today we discuss about, What is use of  Cancer Screening? Many cancer screening tests are in used to find the cancer in an early stage and to lower the chance of dying from the disease. Some Screening tests  have been shown to find cancer early. But, have not been...

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  • Had something show up on mammogram. Scared

    Hello, I am 42 years old and just had my third screening mammogram, first one at this facility since we moved, but I brought my previous films on disks. I don't regular do self exams because I have fibrocystic breast disease and I always find something that scares me. Here are the findings: No...

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  • Suspicious Lump & Waiting

    I am new here and going crazy in my mind waiting for a diagnositc mammogram and an ultrasound on April 4th. Almost a month ago I was leaning back in a chair and went to scratch my breast where I felt an itch only to feel a lump. A very hard, non-movable lump about the size of a marble. I went to my general...

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