Glossary

BIRADS: Breast Imaging and Reporting Data System; categorization of mammogram results on scale of 0-6 and indicates recommendation for follow-up testing; 1 = normal result; 5 = cancer unless proven otherwise.

PET Scan

PET/CT Scan

CT/CAT Scan

MRI

Mammogram

Biopsy (stereotactic, surgical)

Metastatic

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Lumpectomy

Mastectomy

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Surgeon

Oncologist

DIEP Flap Reconstruction

Neoadjuvant therapy

Hormone Receptors

Genetic Testing

BRCA 1/2 Genes

Chemotherapy

Radiation

Hormone Therapy

Insurance:

Explanation of Benefits (“EOB”)

Copay

Deductible

Co-Insurance

In/Out of Network Provider

Surprise bills

Diagnosis code

Treatment code

Insurance denial

Insurance appeal

Insurance Plan Year

Consumer Ombudsman

Out of pocket maximum

adjustment codes