BI-RADS Score: Results Explained

There are some categories in Breast Imaging- Reporting Data System (BI-RADS). It’s a good tool and it’s used with mammography in cases of breast cancer diagnosis. Rates 0 to two are sure for patients and radiologists, explains Dr. Kate Lampen-Sachar, Diagnostic Radiologist with Miami Cancer Institute. In category 3, radiologists think there is a possibility to find benign finding and they are comfortable with that, because there is 2% or less chance of having breast cancer, she describes. About category 4, the specialist affirms she could have a very low suspicion of cancer and they need a biopsy for a complete diagnosis.

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