Multimodality breast cancer screening in women with a familial or genetic predisposition.

@article{Trop2010MultimodalityBC,
  title={Multimodality breast cancer screening in women with a familial or genetic predisposition.},
  author={Isabelle Trop and Lucie Lalonde and M H Mayrand and J Ott David and Nicole Larouche and Diane Mich{\`e}le Provencher},
  journal={Current oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={28-36}
}
BACKGROUND Women with a predisposition for breast cancer require a tailored screening program for early cancer detection. We evaluated the performance of mammography (MG), ultrasonography (US), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening in these women. PATIENTS AND METHODS In asymptomatic women either confirmed as BRCA1/2 carriers, or having a greater than 30% probability of being so as estimated by brcapro [Berry D, Parmigiani G. Duke SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence) in… CONTINUE READING
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