Accuracy of clinical evaluation of locally advanced breast cancer in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

@article{Prati2009AccuracyOC,
  title={Accuracy of clinical evaluation of locally advanced breast cancer in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy.},
  author={Raquel Prati and Christina A. Minami and Jeff A Gornbein and Nanette Debruhl and Debbie Chung and Helena R. Chang},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115 6},
  pages={1194-202}
}
BACKGROUND Physical examination (PE), mammography (MG), breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET), and pathologic evaluation are used to assess primary breast cancer. To the authors' knowledge, their accuracy has not been well studied in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Accuracies of each modality in tumor and lymph node assessment in patients with T3/T4 tumors receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy were compared. METHODS Forty-five… CONTINUE READING
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