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What do they do if my screening mammogram shows a problem?
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In brief: More tests
You can expect more mammogram images, possibly a breast ultrasound.
A breast mri, other studies, and biopsy may also be required.

In brief: More tests
You can expect more mammogram images, possibly a breast ultrasound.
A breast mri, other studies, and biopsy may also be required.
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
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Dr. Mark Grenitz
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Additional tests
In most cases, additional mammogram views or an ultrasound of the area or both will be the next step.
It is important not to delay follow-up on abnormal test results. Ultimately, if a concern persists a biopsy will be necessary. Be sure to explore minimally invasive biopsy options with your breast specialist such as ultrasound or mammogram guided needle biopsy.

In brief: Additional tests
In most cases, additional mammogram views or an ultrasound of the area or both will be the next step.
It is important not to delay follow-up on abnormal test results. Ultimately, if a concern persists a biopsy will be necessary. Be sure to explore minimally invasive biopsy options with your breast specialist such as ultrasound or mammogram guided needle biopsy.
Dr. Mark Grenitz
Dr. Mark Grenitz
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
In brief: They will
recall you for additional special mammographic views and possibly an ultrasound.
This happens about 10% of the time. 80% of the time it turns out to be nothing of concern. Of the rest that go to biopsy, 80% turn out benign.

In brief: They will
recall you for additional special mammographic views and possibly an ultrasound.
This happens about 10% of the time. 80% of the time it turns out to be nothing of concern. Of the rest that go to biopsy, 80% turn out benign.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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