Breast cancer screening in the over 70s

  title={Breast cancer screening in the over 70s},
  author={D Eddy and L Edwards and Kate Gower-Thomas},
  booktitle={Breast Cancer Research},
AIMS To compare the performance of ultrasound elastography with conventional ultrasound in the assessment of axillary lymph nodes in suspected breast cancer and whether ultrasound elastography as an adjunct to conventional ultrasound can increase the sensitivity of conventional ultrasound used alone. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty symptomatic women with a sonographic suspicion for breast cancer underwent ultrasound elastography of the ipsilateral axilla concurrent with conventional ultrasound… CONTINUE READING