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Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Did your annual mammogram detect something suspicious? Diagnosing breast cancer includes additional imaging tests and biopsies. Learn what to expect along the process.
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Stage 2 Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment, Survival
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Radiologist reviewing results of patients mammogram
Why Not Annual Ultrasounds Instead of Mammograms?
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Stage 0 Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival
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No Evidence of Disease (NED) in Breast Cancer
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The Role of Palpation in Medicine
Gynecology consultation
Hormone Receptor Status and Diagnosis in Breast Cancer
Female doctor talking to her patient and adjusting her position to do a mammogram
BI-RADS Scoring System for Breast Imaging Studies
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Breast Masses: Cancerous Tumor or Benign Lump?
Breast Calcifications on a Mammogram
Breast Calcifications on Your Mammogram
A woman undergoing a mammogram.
Where to Find Low-Cost or Free Mammograms
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Breast Ultrasound: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Mammary Epithelial Cell Function and Abnormalities
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Oncotype DX: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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Fine Needle Aspiration for Breast Biopsy: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Front view of female breast anatomy with a lump present
Lymph Node Status and Breast Cancer
Breast X-Ray
Malignant Breast Cancer Treatments
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Elastogram: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Breast Cancer and the Areola
Female breast with internal anatomy including lymph nodes, alveoli, lobules ducts and muscle tissue
Lymphoscintigraphy: Uses, Procedure, Results
Mammography
Axillary Lymph Nodes and Breast Cancer
The Psychological Impact of a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
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Breast Tumor Size and Staging
Doctors preparing patient for MRI scan
Gadolinium Use in Breast Cancer MRIs: Benefits and Risks
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Is Your State Preventing Drive-through Mastectomies?
physician looking at X-ray contemplating the difference between MRI and mammogram for breast cancer
Mammogram and Breast MRI: What's the Difference?
Doctors examining x-ray
Breast MRI: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Woman speaking with her doctor
Stage 4 Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment, Survival
breast biopsy
Sentinel Node Biopsy: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Breast Ultrasound: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Breast Cancer Tumor-Marker Tests
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Ductogram (Galactogram): Uses, Procedure, Results
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Tumor Grades and Breast Cancer Staging
doctor explaining mammogram results to female patient
Mammogram: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Nurse examining chest x-rays in hospital
Chest X-Rays and Breast Cancer: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Breast Biopsy: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Genetic testing in a lab
Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer
Woman getting mammogram, what do different findings look like in the pictures?
Mammogram Images: Normal and Abnormal
Doctor talking with patient in office
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS): Symptoms, Diagnosis, and More
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How Breast Cancer Is Diagnosed
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Non-BRCA Gene Mutations That Raise Breast Cancer Risk