Practical Reviews

Is Residual Tumor Still Present After Total Removal of the Target Lesion?

Background: Due to the widespread use of screening mammography and the detection of breast cancers before they are clinically evident, percutaneous image-guided biopsy techniques have increased over the last 2 decades. Stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy is one of those techniques that may be utilized for findings that are only evident on a mammogram. At times, complete removal of the targeted lesion is achieved. Objective: To determine if complete removal of the targeted le more...
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