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OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to examine the histopathologic changes in tamoxifen-treated postmenopausal patients with endometrial thickness > or = 5 mm with transvaginal ultrasonography. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-five tamoxifen-treated postmenopausal breast cancer patients underwent transvaginal pelvic ultrasonography with endometrial thickness > or = 5(More)
Fifty-two consecutive patients ranging in age from 22 to 90 years underwent percutaneous transthoracic fine needle aspiration biopsy under fluoroscopic guidance. A quick staining and rapid interpretation technique was used on samples from the 37 most recent cases. Rapid staining was accomplished within five minutes, and interpretation was available less(More)
Despite 2 randomized trials reporting no reduction in operations or local recurrence at 1 year, preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly used in diagnostic workup of breast cancer. We evaluated 5 utilization criteria recently proposed by experts. Of women (n = 340) newly diagnosed with unilateral breast cancer who underwent bilateral(More)
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