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Topic: Trying not to worry

Forum: Waiting for Test Results —

For members not diagnosed with breast cancer, but waiting for test results:  Biopsy, mammogram, ultrasound, or other screening tests. Waiting is VERY difficult but remember...

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength." -- Corrie Ten Boom

Posted on: Aug 23, 2020 07:41PM

DiannaC13 wrote:

I had a routine mammogram last week. They want me to go back for spot compression and ultrasound on 9/2 The only thing the report says:
MASSES: There is a new spiculated mass within the right lower breast at approximately the 6 o'clock position, posterior 1/3 of the breast parenchyma.

I looked up spiculated mass and all the sites said it was “Very suspicious for cancer”. One even said 90% chance. I was wondering how many of you got this same report and how many did actually turn out to be cancer. Thank you in advance for your replies.

Dx 9/17/2020, IDC, Right, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH)
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Aug 23, 2020 08:16PM Moderators wrote:

Indeed, try not to worry. It's really so difficult to say based on this information. One day at a time. We're all here for you, and please keep us all posted. Medicating

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