Understanding the Patient’s Journey

Knowledge of the journey from proper breast health through a breast biopsy and beyond can provide essential answers and better peace of mind.

Breast Care

Risk Factors

While the causes of breast cancer are largely unknown, medical research has identified a number of risk factors that can increase a woman’s chance of developing the disease.

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Mammogram Guidelines

Mammogram guidelines may vary based on a number of factors. Mammotome has put together the recommendations from leading breast care organizations on proper mammogram scheduling.

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Ultrasound Breast Imaging

Although a mammogram remains the most common and effective screening device for detecting early stage breast cancer, there are occasions where it may not reveal a breast lump or other abnormality.

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Biopsy

Understanding Biopsy Results

Your Pathology Report

The tissue samples removed during your breast biopsy will be sent to a pathologist. A pathologist is a doctor who studies the tissue under a microscope and presents the findings, including a diagnosis, in a pathology report.

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Staging

Staging is a way to classify how advanced a breast cancer is, which indicates a patient’s prognosis.

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Mammotome Breast Biopsy Devices

Mammotome Breast Biopsy Devices

A breast biopsy using a Mammotome vacuum-assisted breast biopsy device can help a doctor make a highly accurate breast cancer diagnosis without the need for open breast biopsy surgery.

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