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Radiologists May Help Guide Surgical Course in Breast Cancer


Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic role of preoperative axillary ultrasound in known breast cancer patients, and to correlate histology of ultrasound-guided lymph node tissue sampling with eventual sentinel node biopsy. Design: Prospective study. Participants/Methods: Over a 6-month prospective period, patients who had invasive breast cancer diagnosed on prior biopsy and normal axillary findings on physical examination were identified. Patients underwent ultrasound of the axilla more...
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