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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Mamografía de diagnóstico

Diagnostic mammogram
X-ray of the breasts used to check for breast cancer after a lump or other sign or symptom of breast cancer has been found.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.