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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mamogram: My hospital will read and get the report the same day.
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Dr. Edmond Bendaly
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Short turnaround: Do you mean how long it takes for a radiologist to read one ? Not long.
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Not very: It is increasingly the norm that a patient will be given an initial impression of the mammogram study before they leave the imaging facility. A final ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
Varies, usu 1-3 days: This varies from practice to practice. A screening mammogram usually take 1-3 days to get results. If there are old studies that need to be retrieved ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Mammo results: The legal requirement of the Mammography Quality Standards Act(MQSA) is that you receive a results letter within 30 days. Most often patients will he ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies: Some mammogram units give immediate feedback. Other take a day or two. You should also receive a letter from the radiologist.
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Mammo results: The legal requirement of the Mammography Quality Standards Act(MQSA) is that you receive a results letter within 30 days. Have you been waiting longe ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Our group: Provides reports to referring doctors within 24 hours. It may take a few days for the results to arrive in a patient's mailbox.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
24 hours: This may vary quite a bit depending upon where you get your mammogram. There are many centers that offer immediate "reads" of mammograms if you are w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Few days to a week: Depending on your particular radiology center etc, in general, however, you should have your report ready in a few days to week after your test. Call ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Diagnostic: Mammogram should be interpreted by the radiologist while you wait.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
Depends - ask clinic: Each breast imaging center, clinic or hospital is different. Some try to provide immediate results, or offer results if the patient is willing to wai ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Common in your age: Many younger women have dense breasts on mammograms. This means more glandular tissue. In older women there is more fatty tissue and the mammogram is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Deodorant will not affect mammogram results. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk product ... Read More
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