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Coronavirus vaccine could lead to false positive on mammogram – WRAL.com

Research shows the coronavirus vaccine is raising red flags on mammograms.

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By Sloane Heffernan, WRAL anchor/reporter
Raleigh, N.C. — Research shows the coronavirus vaccine is raising red flags on mammograms.
Between 8 and 16 percent of people who get the vaccine will develop swollen lymph nodes. While the swelling can be a sign that your body is mounting a response to the virus and building antibodies, it can also be a sign of cancer during a mammogram.
To avoid a false positive on a mammogram, the Society of Breast Imaging has recommended that women undergo the screening…

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