Nipple Aspirate Fluid

Known as: Nipple Aspirate Fluids, Aspirate Fluids, Nipple, Fluids, Nipple Aspirate 
Fluid collected from nipple by gentle aspiration. The fluid contains cells and extracellular fluid from the breast ductal epithelium.
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2005
2005
Proteomic analysis of body fluids, including breast nipple aspirate fluid (NAF), holds promise to aid in early cancer detection… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Proteomic analysis of breast nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) holds promise as a noninvasive method to identify markers of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE New approaches to the early detection of breast cancer are urgently needed as there is more benefit to be realized from… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Recently, researchers have been using mass spectroscopy to study cancer. For use of proteomics spectra in a clinical… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) cytology is a simple noninvasive method to study cells exfoliated into the ductal system… (More)
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2001
2001
The noninvasive technique of nipple aspiration as a potential source of biomarkers of breast cancer risk was evaluated. The… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) has been used for many years as a potential non-invasive method to identify markers for breast cancer… (More)
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1998
1998
New diagnostic tools are needed to complement mammography and physical examinations for early detection of breast cancer… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
To evaluate the feasibility of nipple aspiration and to identify intermediate markers of breast cancer risk, nipple aspirate… (More)
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Review
1986
Review
1986
In 1923, Geoffry Keynes wrote, 'the breast is a gland which throughout life is exhibiting some secretory activity, the difference… (More)
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