Patients, your care and safety are our top priorities! We encourage you to follow CDC guidelines to self- quarantine if you are experiencing symptoms
consistent with COVID-19. Please do not hesitate to call us to assess whether to reschedule your appointment. Please call 716-631-2500 .


calcification (KAL-sih-fih-KAY-shun)

Deposits of calcium in the tissues. Calcification in the breast can be seen on a mammogram, but
cannot be detected by touch. There are two types of breast calcification, macrocalcification and
microcalcification. Macrocalcifications are large deposits and are usually not related to cancer.
Microcalcifications are specks of calcium that may be found in an area of rapidly dividing cells.
Many microcalcifications clustered together may be a sign of cancer.

Leave a Reply