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Axillary Staging by Percutaneous Biopsy: Sensitivity of Fine-Needle Aspiration Versus Core Needle Biopsy

Axillary Staging by Percutaneous Biopsy: Sensitivity of Fine-Needle Aspiration Versus Core Needle... The current data do not support the routine use of CNB over FNA for preoperative axillary staging in breast cancer patients with clinically negative axillas. Additionally, the substantial increase in cost without a marked improvement in sensitivity may favor the performance of FNA. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Axillary Staging by Percutaneous Biopsy: Sensitivity of Fine-Needle Aspiration Versus Core Needle Biopsy

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 by Society of Surgical Oncology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery ; Oncology ; Surgical Oncology
ISSN
1068-9265
eISSN
1534-4681
DOI
10.1245/s10434-009-0421-9
pmid
19263171
Publisher site
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Abstract

The current data do not support the routine use of CNB over FNA for preoperative axillary staging in breast cancer patients with clinically negative axillas. Additionally, the substantial increase in cost without a marked improvement in sensitivity may favor the performance of FNA.

Journal

Annals of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Mar 5, 2009

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