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Breast Cancer Video Gallery

Breast Cancer Screening and Biopsy

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Screening Guidelines

Dr. Cecilia Brenneke, medical director of Imaging at Green Spring Station, talks about when to be screened, what type of screening to have and why you should visit a center that specializes in breast imaging.

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Should I have a 3-D Mammogram?

Tomosynthesis, or "3-D" mammography, has reduced the rate of false positives by 40 percent. Dr. Susan Harvey, director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Imaging Section, explains.

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Mammogram Recommendations

Dr. Lisa Jacobs, director of the Breast Center at Howard County General Hospital, discusses false positives, biopsies and why Johns Hopkins medicine still recommends annual mammography from age 40.

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What Are Dense Breasts? | Q&A

What's the importance of knowing your breast density? Dr. Cecilia “Peggy” Brennecke, the Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Imaging at Green Spring Station and a radiologist specializing in breast imaging, discusses what to do if you have dense breasts.

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Breast Lumps — Causes, Types and Treatment

Dr. Lisa K. Jacobs, Johns Hopkins Breast Surgeon and Director of the Howard County General Hospital Breast Center, discusses breast lumps including how common they are, different types, causes, the effects of family history, detection and treatment.

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I have a lump. Now what?

Dr. Cecilia Brennecke, medical director of Imaging at Green Spring Station, discusses what to do and what to expect if you find a lump in your breast.

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Common Types of Breast Cancer Biopsy

Dr. Lisa Jacobs, director of the Breast Center at Howard County General Hospital, explains when a breast biopsy is needed and the most common types of procedures.

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Surgical Breast Biopsy Options

Surgical oncologist Lisa Jacobs describes several common types of breast biopsy procedures including excisional biopsy, wire localization biopsy, skin punch biopsy and sentinel node biopsy.

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What is a Sentinel Node Biopsy?

A sentinel node biopsy determines if breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. An important part of staging cancer, it impacts treatment recommendations.

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