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mammogram yearly @ 65? since 35, diagnostic, reg mam & ultrasound. dx yrs ago fibrocystic. punctuate calcifications both breasts. ct mri 2xyr re crc.

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Dr. Jason Boardman
General Surgery 25 years experience
Calcifications: Microcalcifications of the breasts are suspicious findings and usually require a minimally invasive breast biopsy. The majority of the biopsies will return a benign result but we can't assume that based on mammogram. MRI use in the US is very user dependent and should be reserved for high risk individuals or those with a proven cancer.

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