Prediction of breast tumor size by mammography and sonography--A breast screen experience.

@article{Dummin2007PredictionOB,
  title={Prediction of breast tumor size by mammography and sonography--A breast screen experience.},
  author={L J Dummin and Mc Cox and Liam Plant},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          38-46
        }
}
Concise preoperative assessment of breast Tumor size is important when considering surgical approach and the staging of breast cancer. A retrospective study of 400 uni-focal, invasive ductal carcinomas compared the accuracy of sonographic and mammographic measuring modalities with histological size. Sub-groups for tumor size, type and grade, with other variables, were also considered in intra-modal correlations of lesion dimension. Mammography (R2=0.74), although slightly over estimating tumor… CONTINUE READING

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