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A 40-year-old female asked:

I just had my first screening mammogram since i turned 40. i have to go back for an ultrasound and unilateral mammogram for dense breasts and asymmetry in my right breast. what are the chances this is cancer, no palpable lumps detected?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to give you odds. The chance of cancer is low. You should follow your doctor's advise for continuing care. Wish you good health!
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