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Diagnostic mammogram's and other breast imaging questions.
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|5/31/2012||I had a mammogran 2 weeks ago (3rd annual) and was told by the specialist yesterday there is a 4mm lump but nothing to worry about and was given an appointment for this time enxt year? He said keep checking? No Ultasound, aspiration nothing. I also asked about Tamoxifen and he said no it was only for women with breat pain. My mother had first breast cancer at 32 (died at 60 from skin cancer from the original chemo) and 7 of her sisters as well as her died from secondary cancers from the breast cancer. I am 50 and has a full hystirechtomy 5 years ago.|
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|5/31/2012||sounds like you would benefit from genetics counseling and possibly genetics testing. Make sure the radiologist is aware of your family history. A key question is whether this is a new finding or a stable finding that has been previously seen without any changes in its size or appearance. it is tiny. consider requesting a second radiologist to look at the mammogram images as well.|
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