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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|11/19/2004||I am going for a magnification mammogram today. My screening mammagram showed "2 clusters of calcifications at 8:00 in the left breast". I recently went to the Dr. For extreme mood swings and when he did blood work, he found very high levels of estrogen and low levels of FSH. He did a vaginal ultrasound and an MRI of the pituitary. both were negative. My CA125 blood work is 6. My question: Is there any correlation between high estrogen level and these clusters. Is cancer more likely in the prescence of high estrogen levels? I am 48, have had yearly mammograms since 35, have a paternal grandmother who survived breast cancer. This is my first positive mammogram. Thank you.|
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|11/22/2004||Not exactly a correlation...no. however for women who are taking HRT and have breast canceer there is a concern it might fuel it a bit. high hormone levels and calcs are not known to be related either.|
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