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Change In Breast Tissue On Mammogram
Yes: Depending on pathology ( disease ) At 42 you must follow your doctor 's advise If you are not satisfied take a second opinion , as matter of fact your doctor will encourage you and help you to seek one, but not a internet advise .as you need to be examined Good Luck ...Read more
A mammogram is the "gold standard" screening test for breast cancer. It's well established that yearly 'grams will DX cancers well before they are palpable, leading to earlier diagnoses and saved lives. All experts agree to begin yearly mammograms by age 50; many (including myself) believe the pro's outweigh the con's to begin at 40. Regrettably, less than half of all women ...Read more
Would metastatic cervical cancer in the breast appear the same as breast cancer on mammogram and ultrasound?
Possibly on imaging: Cervical cancer (the tissue at the end of the vaginal canal) rarely metastasizes to the breast. Rather breast cancer may metastasize to many areas of body, such as bone, lung, brain, lymph nodes. That being said, any abnormal growth in the breast, though mostly breast tissue, could look similarly by mammogram or ultrasound. The bottom line is if there is an abnormality, must be biopsied. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scans showed cysts in breast and focal fibrocystic change. Is fibrocystic change linked to breast cancer in anyway? Breasts aren't painful or tender.
NO: Fibrocystic breasts as they are now called(not F.C.disease,bc it is not a dse)occur in 50% of women betweenages 25 % 50. Thet are not precancerous unless something called "atypia"shows under the microscope. However,if any new "lump"is felt you need to get checked by your doctor. Hope this answers your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast biopsy: Fat is a normal benign part of the breast, so a biopsy of the breast could potentially only show fat. However, usually in breast biopsy the tissue Of interest is the fibrous stroma containing the breast lobules and ducts. If a pathology report says 'benign breast tissue' this would generally refer to benign stroma/ducts/lobules, and not just fat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hypoechoic area on breast ultrasound came back as benign breast tissue with lactational changes. Can a mass come back as this? I'm worried.I'm nursing
Area of distortion on ultrasound came back as benign breast tissue. Been a year and area remains unchanged in appearance. Unlikely cancer?
Lump on left breast for 4 weeks - feels on surface, not "in" breast. No visible skin changes, or changes to breast shape. Also enlarged left supraclavicular lymph node. Only 23 - is cancer possible?
Breast cancer survivor ther's lump on right breast the biopsy reports matured fatty cells and stroma , is it advisable to be removed?
Can fibroadipose tissue of breast show as a large nonmass hetrogeneous enhancement on breast MRI of birad 4. If not what cancer is likely to?
Breasts bigger: Your breast increase in size when you get pregnant so that your breasts can prepare to make milk once you have delivered. After delivery they increase in size even more and they stay large while you are breastfeeding. After you have weaned your baby, your breasts decrease in size and you can often lose a cup size. ...Read more
Can 'benign breast tissue with lactational change' cause a vascular 7x4mm hypoechoic area on ultrasound?
Can't Answer this: Your biopsy was performed in an area that was of concern on mammogram, ultrasound, or both. The pathology report has to be correlated with those imaging studies. If there is a concern that the biopsy did not full explain the imaging concerns, then repeat biopsy may be necessary. The physician who performed your biopsy is responsible for this correlation. ...Read more
Persistant focal asymmetry in right breast on both view. Ultrasound found fluid cyst but is smaller in size to focal asymmetry in mammogram. Worry?
Follow directions.: Just follow directions from you DR, but make sure you do go in for followup. ...Read more
If I had breast cancer, mastectomy, and implant on left side, will mammograms be able to pick up new tumor in leftover tissue?
Not needed: Mastectomies, by definition, involve removal of (almost) all of the breat tissue present. While it is true that microscopic amounts of breast tissue can be left behind, this is not amenable to mammographic evaluation, regardless of whether a reconstruction was done. Careful physical examination remains the best way to screen for local cancer recurrence following a mastectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sure: To get the best result from a breast reconstruction, we sometimes change the size of the breasts - either bigger or smaller depending on the situation. In this difficult situation, it also affords the patient the opportunity to sometimes get the breasts she has always wanted. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
In complete assessment. Scattered fibroglandular elements in both breast that could obscure a lesion on mammography?
That is an: assessment of breast density, required to be included in the mammogram report in many states. It doesn't imply there is anything abnormal. The denser the breast, the less sensitive the mammogram is for detecting cancers. There are 4 density categories, A(least dense), B, C, and D(most dense). Yours would be considered a B by definition, therefore your breasts would not be considered "dense". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A baseline 3D mammo states breasts are heterogenously dense which may obscure small masses. A focal asymmetry noted in right upper breast. Worry?
A mammographic: Focal asymmetry on a baseline mammogram(assuming no suspicious features) is usually further evaluated with ultrasound. If the ultrasound demonstrates nothing suspicious, the focal asymmetry is, according to ACR BIRADS classification, a category 3 probably benign finding(less than 2% chance of malignancy). Short interval(6 months) follow up is the typical recommendation. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
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