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Breast Cancer

Breast calcifications

12/10/2007

Question:

Are breast calcifications due to intake of calcium supplement

Answer:

No. Breast calcifications are not due to calcium intake. Breast calcifications may be benign but sometimes they may indicate an underlying problem. The pattern of calcification helps to identify if there is any underlying abnormality.

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Response by:

Bhuvaneswari  Ramaswamy, MD Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University