my doctor asked me to go for mammogram and ultrasound to rule out breastcancer..but to my surprise it has come positive..now i am scared to go to doctor also..is there any other...test which will give 100 percent result??
HER2 test: This test shows whether the tissue has a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) or the HER2/neu gene. Having too much protein or too many copies of the gene in the tissue may increase the chance that the breast cancer will come back after treatment.
fnac is also a type of biopsy..Your doctor uses a thin needle to remove fluid from a breast lump. If the fluid appears to contain cells, a pathologist at a lab checks them for cancer with a microscope. If the fluid is clear, it may not need to be checked by a lab...
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