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    I had an upper & lower GI with biopsies, perfectly normal. Come back in 10 years. But because I had fatty stool, bowel incontinence, periodic pancreatitis & other delightful issues, Vanderbilt did a CT. They found a pancreatic lipoma, benign they said. The gastro prescribed enzymes, but I saw no benefit so stopped taking them. SO expensive! I have since started a raw vegan diet (occasional small amounts of...

    January 31, 2015 view discussion
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      Thanks to everyone who replied in public & private. I talked to my OB GYN who called the Breas Clinic & had the head of radiology talk to me and repeat my ultrasound. He agreed that a biopsy would be unnecessarily invasive, repeated the ultrasound & said I could come back in 3-6 months of another mammo. I'm going back in May, but in the meantime he says all indications are benign. I a, SO glad not to be forced ...

      January 29, 2015 view post
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        I have a benign tumor on my pancreas and as a result, I find that a very, very low fat diet is all I can tolerate. I have no doubt that a high fat diet an cause inflammation in the pancreas & that cancer can result from that.

        January 28, 2015 view news story
        • Goodgrief has created a new message board discussion

          I have dense breasts. On my last mammo, they saw a small "mass with benign features" on the mammo, confirmed by a repeat mammo. They said it's located "deep" but couldn't tell me more. The ultrasound showed nothing do the radiologist ordered a stereotactic biopsy. They assure me it's painless, but it sounds horrible. Right now, I'm more afraid of the procedure than the result. They are already preparing m...

          January 26, 2015 view discussion
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