calcification


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(kal-sif-ik-AY-shun)

Calcium that builds up in the tissues of the breast. It looks like grains of salt and can be seen on a mammogram. It cannot be found by touch.

For more information, see Breastcancer.org's page on What Mammograms Show.

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Audio contributed by: Jane Leeves

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