NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Monday, October 24, 2016
My mammogram showed microcalcalcification
Mamogram showed microcalcalcifications and am being sent for a breast biopsy by sterotactic. I am very concerned. The chances of it being cancer. I have loss 3 family members to cancer. Thank you for your help
Many microcalcifications are benign, but the biopsy is necessary and should be done stereotactically when possible.
Paula Silverman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University