A 39-year-old female asked:
is a 5 year risk factor 1.3% a normal for a mammogram thanks?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Gabor answered
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That: would not be considered high risk. However, we don't generally estimate risk based on a mammogram. Multiple factors are taken into account. The Gail Model is one common method. You can calculate your risk with an interactive tool at: http://www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool/
Answered on Apr 15, 2016
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