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Questions on genetics, family history & breast cancer.
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|10/27/2011||My Mammogram came back with a asymmetric density on the left and right plus 2 nodules on the right it says possible lymph nodes. I can feel the one on the right.I have 1 sister who had ovarian cancer and 4 aunts and each one had 1 daughter with breast cancer on my dads side. should I be concerned. I am waiting for them to compare with previous mammogram.|
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|10/28/2011||Thank you for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. Any time something 'new' or an abnormality is found on imaging, it does need to be evaluated. By comparing to previous imaging, it can be determined if the finding has been there previously, or is indeed brand new. So it may be you need additional breast imaging, and possibly a biopsy. Of course, we all worry when we need additional films etc, but at this point everything is happening as it should, and this is normal opporeating procedure. Hope this helps, and best wishes.|
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