Excision biopsy findings of patients with breast needle core biopsies reported as suspicious of malignancy (B4) or lesion of uncertain malignant potential (B3).

@article{Lee2003ExcisionBF,
  title={Excision biopsy findings of patients with breast needle core biopsies reported as suspicious of malignancy (B4) or lesion of uncertain malignant potential (B3).},
  author={Andrew H. S. Lee and Helen E Denley and Sarah E. Pinder and Ian O. Ellis and Christopher W. Elston and Peter Vujovic and R. Douglas Macmillan and Andrew J. Evans},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={331-6}
}
AIMS The UK National Health Service Breast Screening Programme has proposed five categories for reporting breast needle core biopsies. The majority of cores are reported as benign (B1), normal (B2) or malignant (B5). The predictive value of the two borderline categories suspicious of malignancy (B4) and lesion of uncertain malignant potential (B3) was studied. METHODS AND RESULTS Over a 2-year period a total of 3822 breast needle core biopsies were performed, with 2997 from symptomatic… CONTINUE READING