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So, you’ve had an abnormal mammogram. Now what?
Scripps - Breast Health

Scripps – Breast Health

There’s no question that mammograms save lives. According to the American Cancer Society, since 1989 more than 500,000 breast cancer deaths in the US have been prevented thanks to early detection and advanced treatment options. Still, for those who hear that an abnormality was detected on their mammogram, it can feel like the start of a journey into the unknown. Here, a Scripps oncologist walks us through what comes next, from diagnostics to recovery. Thyroid problems often go undiagnosed, despite being common. The symptoms—depression, fatigue, weight gain, and hair loss—are subtle and can often be mistaken for other conditions.

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