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Palpable Lump With Dcis
My mum has idc breast ca. Primary lump in left breast, axillary nodes, both left&right supraclavicular nodes involvement. Is this stage 4?
Yes/Early stage-4: Spread of tumor into supraclavicular nodes makes it inoperable which males it stage 4(when you add the opposite supracalviculatr nodes. Yet it is early phase of stage -4. Therefore, if treated properly by an experienced breast cancer specialist(medical oncologist), it can be controlled and may even be cured if luck works in her favor. ...Read more
4year ago had palpable lump in breast, 2us 2mamg showed mammmary lymph node. Now i'm 5w pg: breasts feels lumpier and lymph node hurts.Hormones?
Non calcified lung nodule brac1+ history of breast ca in 08 bilat mastectomy is this nodule ca? Enlarged lymph in neck and axil. Hoarse
See your doctor: None of us can answer this question without looking at the scans and examining you in person. This is best answered by your oncologist and surgeon. I highly recommend that you make an appointment and get evaluated and have a conversation with them. Good luck with everything. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No: A lymph node replaced with malignant cells growing as a primary lymphod tumor or metastatic from another site which has spread to axilla will not shrink without treatment, either chemo or RT. The node will enlarge further or if unchanged will spread to adjacent nodes. It does not have the potential to metastasize further to non lymphatic tissue such as liver or lung. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had breast u/s showed multiple fibroadenomas, complex cyst and bilateral axillary lymph nodes enlargement. Painful breast+ arm with edema. Possibly?
See specialist: You have a "busy" breast and with your young age it is probably dense as well. I highly recommend you find a breast specialist who can review the films and examine you. I have several other posts on Fibroadenoma and Cystic changes (Fibrocystic) that you can review. Good luck. ...Read more
2mm lung nodule grew to 4.5 mm in 12 mo new nodule noncalcified punctate 2.7mm , 1palpable intramammary lymph node and tiny axillary nodes, related?
Needs investigation: Although breast calcifications may not necessarily mean cancer, pleomorphic calcifications are suspicious. A biopsy should be done. Talk to your doctor. Pleomorphism means that something is of varying shape and characteristics. A non-cancerous or benign calcification will be read as "benign-appearing". Don't delay your biopsy. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Breast ultrasound shows enlarged lymph node in auxiliary armpit. He says nothing to worry about. isn't lymph nodes associated with cancer?
22yrs old mammogram normal enlarged right axillary lymph node 7mm left axillary lymph node 3mm waiting biopsy results. Family history breast cancer?
Be patient: Even with a family history of breast cancer, it would be very rare for a 22 yo to have the disease. You only have about a 14-15% chance of developing breast cancer, unless there are multiple family members who have the disease. There are many reasons for lymph nodes to enlarge, many benign, so just wait for the results. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left breast cancer in 2004 stage 2 hormone+ . Feb 2013 mammo triang shaped nodule in right breast typical of benign lesion as lymph node. Take it out?
Intramammary : lymph nodes are normal incidental findings on mammography. If it is definitively a lymph node by mammo criteria, and if there are no suspicious features, then no further workup or follow up is necessary. It is considered a benign finding. If there is some uncertainty about whether it is a lymph node, or if there are atypical or suspicious features, additional imaging and/or biopsy may be needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large non mass asymetric enhancement of palpable area
both nipple reddish with yellow crust
image biopsy benign tissue
Get it examines: There is no way to tell in this virtual forum if the lump is cancerous or not. Please have the lump examined by a MD to make that determination. ...Read more
Depends: Lymph nodes are one aspect of evaluation for stage and treatment of breast cancer. It depends on size of breast cancer itself, number of lymph nodes involved, hormone status of the tumor, and dna testing can also help identify breast cancer risks. If the lymph node involvement is small, then there is little additioanl risk to the patient. There are many factors involved in assessing breast cancer. ...Read more
Lump found in rt. Breast at 5:30 position on 3/2012. Biopsy said fibroadenoma. Next us found lump at 7:30. Biopsy says fibroadenoma. Same lump?
Possibly: This is hard to answer without knowing more information. Was the first one completely exised or just biopsied? The breast radiologist should be able to answer your question. Regardless, both are benign so i would not worry. Fibroadenomas are not uncommon in young women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound finds benign axillary lymph nodes with intact hilum bilateraly,largest 1.3cm on right 0.8 cm on left ,one 5mm fibroidenoma in both breasts.
Not exactly sure: What the question is, but the axillary lymph nodes sound like they are normal. Ultrasound cannot specifically diagnose a fibroadenoma, but probably benign nodules that likely are fibroadenomas are usually followed up at 6 month intervals for 2 or 3 years to assess stability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1.3cm thyroid nodule with multiple punctate calcification, ear pain, lump feeling in throat, cancer chance?
Does the breast cancer grows faster in a year?well defined
lobulated solid mass lesion & enlarged intra axillary lymph node specify cancer ?
Yes possible: First please see your doctor and find out what it is, 66 yr old with breast mass need serious investigation. investigation. ...Read more
Is this a lymph node or breast tissue: circumscribed hypoechoic mass with central hyperechoic focus measuring 10x8x7mm in right axilla... ?
Need follow up: By your doctor , if it is in axilla it is most likely a lymph node , ( where they are supposed to be and normal ) some times breast tissue will have lymph nodes which need closes follow up , to rule out it is not some thing serious , go to your doctor for regular follow up. ...Read more
Non-hodgkins in 1996, Breast cancer left side 2003 NOW right axillary swollen and painful node. Ultasound nonspecific biopsy good idea?
What does doc say?: A swollen, painful node in the armpit may be a "reactive node," meaning a lymph node that swells in response a scratch on your arm, a hangnail, etc. - basically any entry of bacteria. Since you've had an ultrasound, I'm guessing they're recommended you either biopsy now - or watch for a very short time and biopsy if it doesn't go away. Just make sure you know their recommendation. ...Read more
Yes, it can: A lump under the armpit should be evaluated. A ultrasound can look at the shape and size of the lymph nodes. A needle biopsy can be performed to make a diagnosis. Contact a breast surgery specialist or go to a breast center for evaluation and risk assessment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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