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palpable lump with dcis

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
AbbreviationsR dange: What is TN ???? I could guess but I am sure to be wrong. is TN stand for Tumor necrosis or Triple Negative or something else? Please help and in futur ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
53 years experience Gynecology
Biopsy needed R/O Ca: Be certain biopsy done in precise manner by surgeon and make sure report is definitely conclusive and accurate as biopsy at marginal area may miss dia ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No abbreviations: Please define the question and let us know what your abbreviations are. Will try to help.
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I assume ADH: is referring to atypical ductal hyperplasia. If this is found on needle biopsy, depending on the sample characteristics in many or most cases it is a ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Catilage?: Your surgeon may be referring to the cartilage adjacent to the rib ( costochondral junction). This would be near the breast, but not in the breast. I ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It means precancer: DCIS is a common problem in women. It is the beginning of cell changes which appear cancerous yet they are still not fully converted into cancer. Inva ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Biopsy: A needle biopsy may be performed under local anesthesia in an office setting without much pain. Dcis can only be diagnosed by direct tissue examinati ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Biopsy: An overwhelming majority of cases of dcis are diagnosed in women who have an abnormality seen on mammography in the absence of any palpable lumps. It ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Risk factor v cancer: Dcis is a pre-cancerous condition that, if left untreated, could turn into a cancer. It is often detected by mammography. Lcis is not pre-cancerous, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
NO!: Don't worry!

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