Lumps in breasts....................... - page 2

Hi everyone! I have just gotten off the phone with my best friend who lives in Austria. About a month ago, she discovered a lump in her breast. She recently met with her gynaecologist, who... Read More

  1. by   P_RN
    If it is possible she should go to a breast center, not just the xray department of the hospital. The center I use has radiologists that ONLY read mammograms plus a computer that also independently reads them. They look at the film right away and you get the US right then. If needed they do the biopsy right then. I don't think I'd ever go anywhere else.

    http://www.rmh.edu/facilities/breast/

    This is the one I use, Dr Cupples is fantastic, but there are breast imaging centers everywhere.
  2. by   sashibeak
    Thank you SO much Ladies!

    You have all reinforced my sentiments and feelings on this matter.

    I have found some good info, and will pass on all of your advice to her when I call her this evening.

    Bless you......... I really appreciate all of your input!

    Sash :kiss
  3. by   Good_Queen_Bess
    We all send BIG HUGS to your friend and hope everything works out for the best.
  4. by   vaughanmk
    I began finding lumps in my breasts when I was 15 years old. I have a family history of fibrocystic breast disease, so I wasn't worried. They tend to come and go from month to month. That was until I had a reduction mamoplasty and haven't found any since, and either did the pathologist during the examination. If I didn't have a family history of this then I would have freaked out, and had it checked out my more than my family physician.

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