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Breast Cancer

Birads 4 microcalcifications

05/27/2008

Question:

are you able to tell me what % of bx are positive in this category(birads 4)?i am 47 and have a new cluster of mc`s in my rt breast and had a stereo bx 3 days ago. thanks

Answer:

I do not know the percent chance. You should feel free to ask the radiologist that read your mammogram what he/she feels the chance of malignancy is.

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Response by:

Paula  Silverman, MD Paula Silverman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University