Result 4: Positive for Cancer - Malignant Growth
Unfortunately, sometimes the tissue is cancerous. If you get these results, take a deep breath and remember that you have a whole medical team and your loved ones ready to support you through it. And, we at Dr. Joe Explains are here to walk you through what you need to know moving forward.
Next Step: Discuss Treatment Options
You will likely be referred to a surgeon to begin discussing your treatment(TREET-MINT) — Techniques to help eliminate or control a disease options.
Malignant(MA-LIG-NENT) — A cancer or abnormal tumor that grows uncontrollably and may spread to other parts of the body breast cancer is like a dandelion. Both dandelions and breast cancer have deep, invasive roots and may have “seeds” that can spread.