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Understanding HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORT - Friday, October 28, 2016 5:59 PM

Please I need an understanding of this report

Please Advice treatment..Thanks.


SPECIMEN: Excisional biosy of brest lump


Specimen consists iif a multinodular greyish yellow tissue measuring 6.5x4.5x1.5cm.
cut sections show nodular greyish yellow surface with focal haemorrhagic area.
Processed whole.

Histologic sections of breast tissue show proliferating monomorphic but atypical epithelial cells disposed in cribriform and micropapillary pattern. These malignant cells are also seen directly infiltrating the stroma as small nests and glands. No necrosis is seen but few abnormal mitoses are discernible.

Notthingham Grading System- Grade 2

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Re:Understanding HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORT - Friday, October 28, 2016 6:37 PM
It seems that the person from whom the specimen came has breast cancer. The best person to ask about the report would be an oncologist or pathologist.
Diagnosed in 2005 at age 69 Two Centimeter IDC, Stage 1, Grade 3, Lumpectomy, Dose dense chemo, radiation. No family history. Tested positive for BRCA2 in 2007 Who knew?
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Re:Understanding HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORT - Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:18 AM

You need more info to know what treatment you'll need which your Dr can explain when he gets the full pathology report from the lab, good luck.
Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
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