Predicting invasion in the excision specimen from breast core needle biopsy specimens with only ductal carcinoma in situ.

@article{Renshaw2002PredictingII,
  title={Predicting invasion in the excision specimen from breast core needle biopsy specimens with only ductal carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Andrew A Renshaw},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={126 1},
  pages={39-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Some patients with ductal carcinoma in situ on breast core needle biopsy will have invasion at excision. The aim of this study was to determine if patients at increased risk for invasion could be identified. METHODS The results of all breast core needle biopsies with a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ during a 50-month period were reviewed. A variety of histologic features were identified and correlated with the presence of invasion at excision. RESULTS Of 3026 cases, 152 (5… CONTINUE READING

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