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A 27-year-old female asked about a 54-year-old female:

Mammogram shows macro calcifications,& bilateral axillary sub cm nodes. ultrasound shows normal readings. strong family history of bc &uterine cancer.

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tested for gene?: Have you been tested for the BRCA gene yet? Breast, ovarian and colon cancer are associated with that gene. Uterine cancer usually will show a thickness in the lining of the uterus (endometrium) on ultrasound or irregular bleeding. Keep seeing your MD for regular evaluations and good luck.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Calcifications: Whether or not calcifications need to be biopsied primarily depends on their size, shape, and distribution. If they are typically benign based on those criteria, biopsy is usually not indicated. "Sub centimeter" axillary lymph nodes are normal findings.

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