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Left Asym from Mammogram and Cancer Prognosis?

I went to my yearly mammogram last week.  I have been called back for further evaluation.  The doctor wrote Left Asym.  I am so alarmed.  It is exhausting me. The report also said I had dense breasts.  Has anyone else had this report and what was your outcome?  All responses appreciated. Thank you.
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An area of focal fibroglandular tissue lacking the discrete borders of a mass is referred to as an asymmetry if seen on 1 projection or focal asymmetry if seen on 2 projections. At this point, there is no reason to get overly concerned. Just make sure you return to get the recommended diagnostic mammogram. Most of the time those focal asymmetries press out with spot compression views, suggesting normal superimposed fibroglandular tissue. If the abnormality persists with spot compression, then the next step would be biopsy.
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I have heard back and the appointment is Thursday and they will perform a Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography.  Does this offer any more information?  Why this procedure?  I did ask the nurse and she said there was a slight asym spot from last year's mammogram.  
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Every mammography report includes 1 of 4 breast composition categories:
a. The breasts are almost entirely fatty.
b. There are scattered areas of fibroglandular density.
c. The breasts are heterogeneously dense, which may obscure small masses.
d. The breasts are extremely dense, which lowers the sensitivity of mammography.
The first 2 are considered not dense; the latter 2 are considered dense.
The more dense a breast is, the harder it is to detect underlying masses.
This breast composition category has nothing to do with why you were called back.
It is used more as a qualifier to explain the study's limitations.
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