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Breast Cancer

Family History & Fibrograndular densities

12/21/2011

Question:

I recently had a mammorgram and was called back for a second digital screening as the first shows a fibrograndular densities that measured 12 milimeters. Breast cancer history with my maternal grandmother and several aunts. I have no signs or lumps, are fibrogradular densities normal?

Answer:

It is very common to have fibroglanduolar densities.  Without seeing the mammogram, it is difficult to comment further.

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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