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I have had a breast remove due to cancer and told it might

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I have had a breast remove due to cancer and told it might come back in the other breast due to the glandular density of the breast with cancer. My mammogram of May 27th show (scattered fibroglandular) This makes me concerned of cancer being in this breast. I do not know if it is neccessary to contact my cancer Doctor.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 4 months ago.


When did you have the prior surgery?

Can you type exactly what the report said?


Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Scattered fibroglandular density is often a benign finding.

Cancerous growth will have calcification or irregular margins, or spiculated appearance.

That would have been mentioned by the radiologist for further follow up.

I do not find this concerning.
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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 4 months ago.

Yes, it often is a benign finding. Still, can you post exactly what the report said and answer the question about your prior mastectomy, since we don't want to be guessing.

Kind regards,