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Surgical outcomes of borderline breast lesions detected by needle biopsy in a breast screening program

Flegg, Karen M; Flaherty, Jeffrey J; Bicknell, Anne M; Jain, Sanjiv


BACKGROUND The Australian Capital Territory and South East New South Wales branch of BreastScreen Australia (BreastScreen ACT&SENSW) performs over 20,000 screening mammograms annually. This study describes the outcome of surgical biopsies of the breast performed as a result of a borderline lesion being identified after screening mammography and subsequent workup.A secondary aim was to identify any parameters, such as a family history of breast cancer, or radiological findings that may indicate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010-09-08
Type: Journal article
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7819-8-78


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