Radiographic screening for breast carcinoma. III. Appearance of carcinoma and number of projections to be used at screening.


The films of 117 patients with mammary carcinoma detected at population screening were reviewed. Sixteen per cent (19) of the women proved to have non-invasive and 43 per cent (50) small invasive carcinomas (diameter less than or equal to 10 mm). Calcifications were the dominating abnormality in 95 per cent of the non-invasive carcinomas, while a tumour… (More)


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