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Diagnostic mammogram's and other breast imaging questions.
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|6/15/2012||I had a yearly mammogram performed on April 3rd (actual performed 10 months after last year's). The right breast image came back with the following assessment: "The multiple areas of 5 mm to 1 cm nodular densities in the right breast appear indeterminate. Compression and lateral views as well as an ultrasound are recommended. The next day I had the recommended additional specific mammogram and an ultrasound. The determination was as follows: "Comparison is made to exams dated 04/03/12, and 06/23/11 (this was last year's mammogram which was deemed "normal". Real-tme utrasound was performed on the area of interest in the right breast. No sonographic abnormality is identified to correspond to the mammographic f9inding. Recommendation: no abnormality seen at directed ultrasound There is no sonographic evidence of malignancy. 6 month follow-up recommended.|
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|6/16/2012||Based on what the report states, the radiologist does not believe that these findings are cancer related and instead are benign findings. the standard of care since they are new is to do a repeat mammogram in 6 months to ensure no other changes are noted.|
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