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A 77-year-old woman came to her family physician reporting a lump in her right breast.
A 40-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for a well-woman visit and requested breast cancer susceptibility gene testing.
A 37-year-old woman with a family history for breast cancer had a mammogram as part of an annual exam.
A 50-year-old woman had a digital screening mammogram that revealed possible new calcifications.
A 49-year-old African-American woman came to an internal medicine physician.
A 54-year-old woman reported pain in her left arm, chest, and back to her primary care physician.
A 72-year-old woman came to a gastroenterologist for evaluation of right lower quadrant abdominal pain.
The patient claimed that the physician told him that the rectal bleeding was due to his diverticulosis and was not life threatening.
A 61-year-old woman with a history of colon polyps was referred to General Surgeon A for a colonoscopy.
The patient was a 47-year-old woman with a history of anal cancer and surgery. She was referred to Gastroenterologist A.
The radiologist interpreted the study and noted an area of slightly hazy density in the left lung with nearby fibrotic changes.
A 68-year-old man saw Orthopedic Surgeon A for pain in his right knee, leg, and lower back.
A 62-year old man came to the ED with symptoms of a stroke.
A pain management specialist ordered an MRI of the thoracic spine. In addition to some spinal pathology, the radiologist noted a “possible 9 mm right lung nodule.”
A 58-year-old man came to his family physician for evaluation of a lesion on his back.
A 40-year-old man came to his family physician with complaints of left shoulder pain for two weeks. The physician ordered an MRI and administered an injection of methylprednisolone and lidocaine.