Why mammography is an imperfect test

Why mammography is an imperfect test

There are 2 comments on the Kevin, M.D. story from Jan 15, 2012, titled Why mammography is an imperfect test. In it, Kevin, M.D. reports that:

A patient feels a lump in her breast and calls her doctor.A The doctor examines her, agrees that a lump is present, and refers the patient to a breast imaging facility for a diagnostic mammogram and breast ultrasound .A At her mammogram appointment, a little sticker is placed on the lump felt by the patient, and mammogram images are taken.A ... (more)

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Gail Perry

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1 Jan 15, 2012
Why does it have to be a perfect test? There are very few perfect tests.

Traverse City, MI

#2 Jan 15, 2012
I have know idea!! Go on wipkapidia and google it!

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