I was called back for more films at my first mammogram. Talk about scary!
Turns out, the radiologist wanted to focus on an area where I knew I'd had a little fibrocystic nodule pop up before, and that's exactly what it was.
Usually, the radiologist will order more films for a suspicious mammogram, and then if he or she suspects something else, will frequently send the woman to get an ultrasound that day. Most hospitals have an ultrasound lab, so they can have the procedure done right away. This is critical because, once an abnormality has been spotted, the faster the woman receives a diagnosis and begins treatment, the better the prognosis