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I am Scared of Mammogram results

Hi I have just had my first mammogam, i have breast cancer in the family from my Fathers side, and i am not sure how to read the report and needed some piece of mind. What is a large rounded mass lesion measures about 3cm? What is fibroadenoma? What is large well defined hypoechoic cystis mass? Do i need to panic? Thanks
Asked On : Tue, 25 May 2010
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First off, mammograms have recently been proven to be less accurate at finding breast cancers than ultrasound, which is what I personally would recommend. A "well-defined" fibroadenoma PROBABLY means that what you have is benign, and the next step is for your doctor to perform a biopsy if he/she feels that it may be otherwise. Do follow up with your doctor soon, as no finding of something that shouldn't be there is to be taken lightly!

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