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A mammogram is the "gold standard" screening test for breast cancer. It's well established that yearly 'grams will DX cancers well before they are palpable, leading to earlier diagnoses and saved lives. All experts agree to begin yearly mammograms by age 50; many (including myself) believe the pro's outweigh the con's to begin at 40. Regrettably, less than half of all women ...Read more
If I had an abnormal mammogram with ny first mammogram can I have an abnormal mammogram with my second?
What is the probability of having an abnormal mammogram when your previius mammogram was abnormal?
It is unusual,: but it can sometimes happen. Options include more imaging(for example breast mri) to re-evaluate and determine if there actually is a lesion, and re-biopsy. The bottom line is that mammogram abnormality must still be explained, and the first biopsy unfortunately was unable to do that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After an abnormal mammogram and an abnormal ultrasound, what are the chances of the MRI coming back abnormal?
Can a 57 year old woman have breast cancer if last mammogram was 1.5 years ago and normal? Never had an abnormal mammogram. What stage cancer?
Yes: The normal mammograms in the past won't protect you from future breast cancer. Also, mammograms are about 80% sensitive for detecting cancer, so 20% of cancers won't be seen. 1.5 years is enough time for a cancer to double in size 6 times. If you have a lump, see your doctor. If not, please resume your screening mammography. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A friend told me her routine mammogram was abnormal. What does this mean and what should someone do if she receives this type of report?
Abnormal baseline: A recent large study found that the overall percentage of recalls(extra views) for nonbaseline mammograms was 11.5% (range, 9.6 %-24.9%), and the overall percentage of recalls for baseline exams was almost three times as high, at 28.4% (range, 18.4%-60.3%). Biopsy recommendations following diagnostic workups were also greater for baseline (5.2%) than nonbaseline (1.8%) exams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello!if there is an abnormal.Finding in a mammogram..Will they call u rigjt away?Soon?Or will still have to.Wait for v results inthe mail?
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