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The American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BIRADS) suggests that facilities subdivide the “Suspicious” assessment category into one of three subcategories (4A-Low Suspicion for Malignancy, 4B-Intermediate Suspicion for Malignancy, and 4C-Moderate Concern but not Classic for Malignancy).

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Can facility reports use these subcategories instead of the “Suspicious” assessment category?

No. While the facility has the option of using one of the three subcategories in addition to a final assessment of “Suspicious”, it cannot use the subcategories instead of the “Suspicious” assessment category on the mammography report

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