breast duct lavage

Known as: ductal lavage 
A method used to collect cells from milk ducts in the breast. A hair-size catheter (tube) is inserted into the nipple, and a small amount of salt… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE Short-term phase I and phase II breast cancer prevention trials require tissue acquisition at baseline and after… (More)
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2006
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2006
PURPOSE The challenges of cytology for accurate diagnosis of breast cancer are well recognized. We previously showed that normal… (More)
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2005
2005
PURPOSE To establish a comprehensive proteomic approach for biomarker discovery and validation in breast fluid. EXPERIMENTAL… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Intensive screening is an alternative to prophylactic mastectomy in women at high risk for developing breast carcinoma… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Ductal lavage has the potential to detect cancer by sampling breast epithelium in asymptomatic high-risk women. To… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in American women and the second leading cause of death from cancer. The… (More)
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2004
2004
We describe a method for the isolation of free DNA from ductal lavage (DL) and nipple aspirate fluid (NAF), and its evaluation… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Ductal lavage is a new modality for collecting exfoliated breast cells with the goal of detecting early neoplasia. The… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Breast cancer originates in breast epithelium and is associated with progressive molecular and morphologic changes… (More)
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2001
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2001
If detected early, breast cancer is curable. We tested cells collected from the breast ducts by methylation-specific PCR (MSP… (More)
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