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I am a 67 y o female heavyset I have a mammogram every year

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Hi Dr David. I am a 67 y o female heavyset
I have a mammogram every year but 3 days ago I had my yearly mammogram and it was abnormal. I have been crying since I heard the news today. I will tell you what was written in the report and hopefully you can help me calm down.
The report states:
Findings:
The tissue in both breasts is predominately fatty.
There is an irregular high density asymmetry with an I distinct margin in the left breast middle depth superior region seen on the mediolateral oblique view only.
No other masses calcifications or other findings are seen in either breast. Current study was evaluated by (CAD) system.
Impression
Incomplete need additional imaging evaluation
The irregular high density asymmetry in the left breast is indeterminate. Spot compression view as well as an ultra sound is recommended.
Mammogram Bi-RADS: 0 incomplete need addition imaging evaluation
Please help Doctir I am frantic with worries
Thank you
Carole
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

this is Dr. David

I am sorry about this findings.

I can understand you feeling so worried.

but you still need additional mammograms and ultrasound and a biopsy to confirm 100% if it is a breast cancer.

there are good breast cancers and more aggressive breast cancers.

not all breast cancers are the same.

at your age of 67, you are more likely to have a more well behaved breast cancer with higher cure rates.

when is your next mammogram or biopsy scheduled for?

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

do you have other questions?

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