If you have breast pain, a lump, or nipple discharge, or if a screening test reveals an abnormality, you’ll be scheduled for a diagnostic evaluation.
A diagnostic mammogram lets our radiologist examine areas of concern more closely, with extra images or magnified views. Sometimes, a breast ultrasound is needed for further clarification.
Most of the time everything is fine. Sometimes there are areas that need to be watched more closely with repeat images in three to six months.