Anybody heard of a PIM test??

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   Posted 6/4/2009 1:48 PM (GMT -7)   
I went for an ultrasound of my L breast after having two mammograms and the doctor now wants to send me for a PIM test.  He said there are only 65 of these machines in the US and he recommends this test rather than a biopsy.  I was wondering if anybody has had this test and what could I expect. 
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   Posted 6/6/2009 6:51 AM (GMT -7)   
My guess is that it is something new. Ask your doctor to explain it, or at least the nurse in his office and then share with us. There is a test insurance companies like to argue about but for the life of me I can remember nothing more about it. Too much going on in my life right now with a husband that is suddenly very ill with lung cancer. Hugs MK

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