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A 57-year-old female asked:

I received a callback after a recent screening mammogram and breast ultrasound. the area of concern is a 5mm nodular asymmetry in the left breast. could this be breast cancer or am i overthinking. i have dense breasts?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Impossible to guess the nature of your nodule based upon this information, but it is important to work closely with your doctor. A small biopsy might be necessary, or additional followup studies may be needed, but being proactive can mitigate or prevent problems.
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