Having investigations for a breast problem can be a worrying and stressful time so it’s understandable that you’re feeling nervous about the wire guided biopsy.
t’s natural too to feel worried or frightened about breast cancer. Breast calcifications are quite common and most are due to benign (not cancer) changes. Occasionally microcalcifications can be an early sign of breast cancer which is why your treatment team wish to perform further tests.
You mentioned that you would like to talk to someone who has had the procedure. OurSomeone Like Meservicecan arrange forone of our volunteersto talk to you by email or telephone. Our volunteershave had a personal experience of investigations for breast cancer and are trained to provide support.You can ring the Someone Like Me team on 0345 0771893 oremailthem firstname.lastname@example.org,sothey can then match you to your volunteer.
I’d also encourage you to call our Helplineto talk this through and ask any further questions. Your call will be confidential, and the number is free from UK landlines and all mobile networks. The number is 0808 800 6000, Relay UK –prefix 18001.
If you would like a nurse to call you do complete this form. Ticking the box agreeing to a call back.
Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm and 9am -1pm on Saturday. Out of hours you can leave a message and we will call you back when we next open.