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Does in-situ breast cancers throw off calcifications?

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does in-situ breast cancers throw off calcifications?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 11 months ago.
HelloTypically, tiny specs of calcium are seen on mammo gram.These are replacing cells that die off. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.
This is Dr. DavidI am a cancer doctor.there are many types of calcifications in the breast.there are benign looking calcifications, malignant calcifications.there are benign calcifications which can line the blood vessels of the breast.not all calcifications in the breast are cancerous or DCIS or invasive breast cancers.many different cell processes can cause calcifications.sometimes special magnification mammograms can see calcifications more clearly.only a biopsy of the breast can 100% tell if more malignant looking calcifications are associated with DCIS or invasive breast cancer or are completely you have her mammogram report?I would be happy to review it with youlet me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating of 3-5 stars so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again: for using