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 Asked: 1/25/2015 my daughter, age 38, just had her first mammogram.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 Just received a ACR Category 4 from my mammogram.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 I''m 35 with very fibrous tissue in my breast.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 What does This mean.. An asymmetry is questioned within the right central posterior breast on MLO view.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 explain Focal asymmetry present in upper outer quadrant of the right breastin the middle to posterior depth.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 results from first mammogram results were no signs of cancer, 5 months latter second mammogram results showed the left breast showed density and distortion in...
 Asked: 1/23/2015 what does. The left breast was a density and distortion in the inner half of the CC view and lower half of the left MLO view.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 My mammogram results state: Tissue is heterogeneously dense, lowering the sensitivity of evaluation.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 Is there a risk with a needle biopsy to confirm breast cancer in spreading the cancer cells further? Also the mammogram was very rough and painful.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 What does right breast ultrsound biopsy of breast mass and axillary lymph node mean?
 Asked: 1/22/2015 I asked a question re: a nodule found during a ct scan as a follow up to a lobectomy, removal of my upper left lobe for lung cancer.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 My mammogram showed a focal assymetry in my left breast.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 I have had two mammograms and a ultra sound done three spots at 6,3,4 and a mass where found in my left breast.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 I was sent for a screening ultrasound after a finding of "normal" in my mammogram, because I was just told I have "extremely dense breasts",...
 Asked: 1/22/2015 I am a 50 year old female who just recieved the results of my Mammogram.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 What does this mean.....There is a 4 mm asymmetry in the left breast posterior depth central to the nipple seen on the craniocaudal view only..
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Had a mastectomy for ER+ breast cancer in 2011.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 I''m 47 and have been going for a yearly mammogram, followed by a yearly MRI ( 6 months after mammogram) and yearly appt.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Mammogram results came back as "2 cm rounded asymmetry lateral posterior right breast CC view.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 At my yearly woman''s wellness exam it was noticed that bilaterally the tissue underneath my nipples was abnormally hard.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Mammo showed the marker in my right breast- marking an asymmetrical dense calcified mass(first noted aprrox.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 What does this mean? The tissue of both breasts is heterogeneously dense. Current study was also evaluated with a Computer Aided Detection (CAD) system. There is a 4 mm...
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Hello, I had a mammogram on 1/12/15 and was told that I need to have an ultra-sound and extra special imaging done on 1/27.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Two related questions, as much technical as personal: 1.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 what does focal asymmetry in the left breast mean in mammogram results? I am 57 years old with dense breast tissue.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 wHAT IS mean by focal increase in density, right upper breast.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 7 mm rounded mass within the lower inner quadrant of the right breast within the middle third which appears slightly increasing in size over time. Please...
 Asked: 1/22/2015 My mom got a mammo report that states: on left cc view, a 6mm bodule is projected 2 cm lateral to nipple line.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I had a ct scan of the chest to determine pain in rib..
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I had a CT scan for follow up to a lobectomy and that was fine, but, they noticed a nodule with opacity in my right breast superior.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 No abnormalities found by my Dr. on physical exam of the breast.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 doc felt hard lump 10 o''clock,had mri/us..Radiologist said shows prominent glandular tissue.Family history 6women.Said come back in1year..Lump felt bigger,had mamo/us again 1year later,showed 3cm lump...
 Asked: 1/21/2015 the following are the results of my mammography: Hetrogeneous fibroglandular tissue shadows lymphnodes are seen in both axillary folds On USG screening: few subcentimetersized hypoechoic lesion in...
 Asked: 1/21/2015 Mammogram showed focal asymmetry with obscured margins 25 mm in posterior 1/3 region of right breast.@ 12-1 o''clock.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 My test result says "questioned asymmetry versus overlap in the posterior aspect of the right MLO view, along the posterior nipple line, just anterior to the pectoralis...
 Asked: 1/21/2015 Diagnostic mammogram came back indicating: "Left breast effaces the 5 mm asymmetry medially on the CC projection" BI-RADS 2 My doctor said there''s...
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I have fibrocystic breast disease. Had a mamo in Dec.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 Hello, I have a strong hx of breast cancer on the paternal side of my family (my father died of breast cancer) and consequently alternate between...
 Asked: 1/21/2015 68 years old . Mammogram result Bilateral screening digital mammographic view with tomosynthesis checked with R2 CAD system Results show .5 cm nodular density 2:00 anterior left breast Breasts predominantly fatty with no suspicious microcalcifications or areas of architectural distortion suggestive of malignancy. Both visualized axillae are unremarkable. Ultrasound recommended.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 What does vague ill defined hypoechoic mass in left breast mean.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I had my first mammogram two weeks ago, followed by additional compression mammogram last week.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 What exactly does it mean to have scattered fibroglandular densities in both breast.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 I am 41 yo and had first mammogram.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 I''m 55, last mammo done 4 years ago.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 40, Baseline mammogram. Got my results back & said I needed a more imaging, dx spot compression mammogram followed by a ultrasound.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 Birad 4 results: right breast microcalcifications are indeterminite.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 My right. side breast feels achey and underarm pain for the past 6 weeks I had a mammo and ultrasound.
 Asked: 1/18/2015 What does this result from a recent mammogram mean? There is a new oval mass measuring 8 millimeters seen in the lower inner region of the...
 Asked: 1/18/2015 Bilateral asymmetry in left breast & asymmentry in right breast near underarm.
 Asked: 1/18/2015 I am 44 and my mother had breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 My mammogram results came back with ''1.2 cm parenchymal density with obscured margins in the right upper inner quadrant of right breast''.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 Follow up to 1/14/15 answer. Went for magnification mammo.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 I had a mammogram on 1/9-15 and I received a letter and telephone call that due to a questionable finding, I need to come in...
 Asked: 1/17/2015 My mammogram came back with a 2 cm area of increased density with spiculation on my left breast.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 What does: "asymmetric residual parenchyma in the apparent right retroareolar breast" mean?
 Asked: 1/17/2015 Please explain how ultrasound technology replaces surgical biopsy.
 Asked: 1/16/2015 64 years old Mammogram yesterday Increased density on one breast Returning for mammogram and or ultrasound.
 Asked: 1/16/2015 How does sonography differentiate between a solid mass (benign or malignant tumors) and a liquid mass (cyst)? After screening mammogram identified asymmetric right breast density, I...
 Asked: 1/16/2015 I''ve been getting mammograms, ultrasounds and biopsies since I was 27.
 Asked: 1/15/2015 mammogram report states the following: parenchymal pattern.
 Asked: 1/15/2015 I received a call about mammogram - told new 4mm round density in right breast-anterior depth 7oclock.
 Asked: 1/15/2015 my report came back as scattered fibroglandular breast tissue I am 68 years old and have never had a bad mamagram.
 Asked: 1/15/2015 49 years old- never had an abnormal mammogram- no family history of cancer- was told I have a "small calcifications" on left breast and have...
 Asked: 1/15/2015 I recently had two mammograms this year and one sonogram done.
 Asked: 1/15/2015 my 3d imaging found a mass what are my chances it is cancer.
 Asked: 1/15/2015 My mother age is 61 year and her mammography report seen is small irregular soft tissue lesson measuring 20*11mm in left brest so will say...
 Asked: 1/15/2015 What does persistent washout kinetics and persistent enhancement kinetics mean on an MRI report? Thank you so much..
 Asked: 1/14/2015 I had a 3d screening mammogram and I now have to return for additional mammo and ultrasound imaging due to distortion on the CC view...
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Mammogram with heterogeneously dense breasts with focal assmmetry in the right breast, ultrasound was preformed wants to have another one done in 6 months
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Mammography report shows 1.2cm irregular asymmetry in the left breast anterior depth medial region seen on the craniocaudal view only, they are recommending ultrasound and...
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Had a CT scan for my lungs and the found (soft tissues demonstrates 3.4 x 2.5 cm focal density in the lateral aspect of the...
 Asked: 1/14/2015 My report came back with scattered fibroglandular densities & a 6 mm group of microcalifications in the central rt breast.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 had a mammagram then called back for another on right breast was sent ot have ultrasound on same breast ..found aymmetrical fibrocyctic tissue...
 Asked: 1/14/2015 55, after 3 sets of mmgs and an ultrasound in 2 weeks,what do these mean: persistent idsodense asymmetry with partially well defined margins measuring 5mm...
 Asked: 1/14/2015 I recently had a mammogram done and here is my impression. Breast tissue is dense and nodular, limiting sensitivity.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 I am 3.5 years out from Multifocal (largest 2mm) grade 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/13/2015 What does "suspicious architectural distortion central postion of the right breast" mean?
 Asked: 1/13/2015 I recently had a mommogram on 1/7/15.
 Asked: 1/13/2015 I went for my annual mammo yesterday.
 Asked: 1/13/2015 What does a group of millimeteic and punctuate calsifications in right breast middle depth 11:00 means??
 Asked: 1/13/2015 Please explain these findings there are scattered fibroglandar densities that could obscure a lesion on mammography .
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Had aspiration biopsy today due to ultrasound finding:vague shadowing 1cm palpable mass..
 Asked: 1/12/2015 I am 63 af am female whose mammo showed a 3 mm equal density nodular mass in upper outer quadrant in mid depth of left...
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Mammogram shows cyst on my right breast Should I be concerned? Do cyst turn into cancer?
 Asked: 1/12/2015 What exactly is meant by focal asymetry?
 Asked: 1/12/2015 I have a mammogram followed six months later by an since 2010.
 Asked: 1/11/2015 I am 41 year old , I did my routine mammogram .
 Asked: 1/11/2015 Ultrasound right breast ,highly suggestive of malignancy, probable carcinoma, Brad 5 Dr requesting biopsy, which I scheduled soon! Very concerned, findings and Brad count Seem pretty...
 Asked: 1/11/2015 I just turned 41 and had first mammogram.
 Asked: 1/10/2015 My mother is 82 and her screening mammogram results indicated findings of "asymmetric left auxiliary lymph nodes" and further evaluation is recommended
 Asked: 1/10/2015 My mammo last year was normal. Just had one done on 12/30/14.
 Asked: 1/10/2015 What is increasing tissue asymmetry in left axilla mean? Had diagnostic and after the ultrasound the Doctor just said no bad news, you have normal...
 Asked: 1/9/2015 What do they mean by asymmetry.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 Do I need surgery for my scattered fibroglandulat.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 I am 47 and have always had normal mammograms.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 Went for regular mammogram and came back asymmetry in the posterior medial region of the right breast.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 Right breast with group of microcalcification in the lower central mid third breast.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 What does it mean when I''m told they found a Rounded A Focal Symmetry on my right breast?
 Asked: 1/9/2015 A ultra sound showed a irregular hydroehoic mass 10x10/9mm.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 Ultrasound was done on 6/1/2015. Findings At 4''oclock location, there are 2 separate irregularly marginated hypoechoic lesions.

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