Nonpalpable breast lesions: stereotaxic fine-needle aspiration cytology.

The authors reviewed the accuracy of stereotaxic fine-needle aspiration cytology in prediction of the presence of cancer. Seventy-four nonpalpable breast cancers and 144 benign lesions were studied. The rate of obtaining an inadequate sample was 8.1% for cancers and 20.8% for benign lesions. None of the cytology reports were false-positive, whereas the… CONTINUE READING