Breast Cancer Community
Screening
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast cancer, biopsy, genetics, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, lumps, lumpectomy, lymph node dissection, lymphedema, mammograms, mastectomy, radiation therapy, reconstruction, and self exams.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Screening

I just had a mammogram. I realize techs cannot give you results but if there was an abnormality, would they keep you for further testing?v I had a couple of ladies tell me that when their mammograms were over, the techs kept them for further screening. Both of the ladies had cancer.
Many thanks!
Related Discussions
1 Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I had a screening mammo on Aug. 4.  They called me about a week later and said I needed a diagnostic one at a Breast Center. Did that on 8-22,  was told I had to have a biopsy 3 weeks later (benign).   I don't know how every place does it, but that was my experience.  Can you call them to have your question answered?
oldboiler04
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201_tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083_tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ncmichigan
Willis, MI