Nipple aspirate cytology and pathologic parameters predict residual cancer and nodal involvement after excisional breast biopsy

Abstract

We previously demonstrated that abnormal nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) cytology predicted residual breast cancer (RC) and tumour size after excisional biopsy (EB), although normal NAF cytology did not exclude RC. Tumour size correlates with the risk of lymph node (LN) metastases. LN metastases provide prognostic information allowing medical and radiation… (More)
DOI: 10.1054/bjoc.2001.2151

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