I took a three-dimensional mammogram and ultrasound last month. This was my first mammogram, and it showed left focal asymmetry and was followed by ultrasound which showed nothing in the area of concern. And I got a BI-RADS 1. There was no clinically palpable mass, and I was recommended yearly screening. However, I have read that the focal breast asymmetry should be BI-RADS 3 in a six months follow-up. Is it necessary to have another mammogram and ultrasound every six months, or can I wait a year?
I have reviewed the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). On the mammogram (MMG), focal asymmetry was suspected. However, your MMG is ultimately reported as BI-RADS 0. This implies that no conclusion is possible. As a result, an ultrasound (USG) was performed. There is no abnormality in USG, so it is reported normal. BI-RADS 1 is what it is. However, I would like to know why you recommended an MMG in the first place. The risk assessment or preventive screening for breast cancer can be done at any time.
Thank you for the reply.
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