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Breast Cancer

Mammogram Compression

12/03/2010

Question:

If something showed up on a second mammogram with compression, but did not show up on a follow up ultrasound, would you recommend an MRI or would it be safe to wait for six months for a recheck?

Answer:

It's hard to know.  The most conservative plan would be MRI.

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Response by:

Doreen M Agnese, MD Doreen M Agnese, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University