Factors associated with upstaging from ductal carcinoma in situ following core needle biopsy to invasive cancer in subsequent surgical excision.

@article{Kim2012FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with upstaging from ductal carcinoma in situ following core needle biopsy to invasive cancer in subsequent surgical excision.},
  author={Jisun Kim and Wonshik Han and Jong Won Lee and Jee-Man You and H W Shin and Soo Kyung Ahn and Hyeong-Gon Moon and Nariya Cho and Woo Kyung Moon and In-ae Park and Dong-Young Noh},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={641-5}
}
OBJECTIVES The present study tried to identify factors predictive of upstaging from ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy (CNB)-diagnosed ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to invasive cancer after surgical excision. MATERIALS AND METHODS We enrolled 506 female CNB-diagnosed DCIS patients who underwent subsequent surgical excision between January 2000 and February 2011. A retrospective analysis of patients undergone core needle biopsy and subsequent surgical excision was performed… CONTINUE READING