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-- you know of the morning this one comes and Helen she's in Chicago.
-- has a question about -- calcium deposit that was found in her breast.
She wants to know -- that calcium deposit could be cancerous because eight years ago she said that doctors found one in the same spot.
And at that point -- tested negative for cancer -- what what can this constant.
You know finding calcium on a mammogram is a very common occurrence the vast majority of -- of calcium.
-- -- -- Our our normal.
Some of them are not sometimes.
Might -- small counts -- in the rest may be an indication.
They don't cause cancer they may be an indication of breast cancer.
You have to make sure when you get your mammogram that these.
The these calcium -- on in the breasts are properly interpreted how big are they are they are regular.
What is their shape.
Knows how to interpret them knows when they.
When you need to have repeat mammograms follow up knows when they have to be biopsy.
Most of them don't mean anything but every one of them has to be fall followed up I just want to say one thing.
The presence of about calcium in the arteries within the breast which is a different thing.
May be an indicator of vulnerability.
To heart disease so any time there is calcium in the -- whether it's in the arteries of the breast or just -- Has to be you know evaluated.
Very very carefully.
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