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What diseases can identify mammography

In addition to cancer, mammography can detect and benign processes in the mammary gland.


Calcifications. This is a limited accumulation of calcium salts (ie, lime) in breast tissue. sometimes it can be a sign of the presence of early stage ... Read more »
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Mammography after reconstructive surgery of the breast

Remember that you can not apply any powder (talc), or deodorants and antiperspirants on the breasts before the mammogram. The fact that antiperspirants can obscure the image on the film, and talc in the powder can sometimes occur on the mammograms in the form of clusters of calcifications.

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Screening Mammography

The two best methods of early detection of breast cancer are breast self-examination and screening mammography. Still, it is preferred mammography.


Mammography can sometimes give a so-called false-positive results when a mammogram shows signs of a tumor, but upon furt ... Read more »
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A biopsy of the breast. Operational and non-immediate biopsy

Mammology - Breast surgery 

Such methods of diagnosis, as mammography and ultrasound can not, unfortunately, to assess the nature of the changes in the tissues of the breast. To determine the malignant or benign tumor, can only biopsy.

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Types of breast biopsy

In the diagnosis of breast cancer uses these types of biopsy as needle aspiration, stereotactic.

Fine-needle aspiration biopsy. This method is used for biopsy of palpable (ie, those that be felt) breast tumors. In carrying out the procedure the patient is sitting. On the skin of the breast biopsy indicated the place and it is treated with a ... Read more »

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The purpose of the biopsy for metastatic breast cancer

To confirm the diagnosis if the biopsy results of the analyzes confirm the presence of recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.


The purpose of the biopsy in this case: to find out other causes of non-tumor nature, refine ... Read more »
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Classification of breast cancer

Classification helps to organize the specific symptoms that are characteristic for a particular stage of the disease. Any disease in medicine are usually classified according to stages of development. This allows you to better understand the prognosis of the disease (ie, the outcome), choose the best treatment (because the treatment depen ... Read more »

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