Mainstream breast cancer radiology perspective Workshop on Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer Ikeda, D. M. IST EDITORIALI POLGRAFICI INT. 2006: 4–6


Clinical breast-imaging tests must be fast, sensitive, specific, add information not otherwise available to clinicians at a reasonable cost, and be biopsy-capable. Mammography, breast ultrasound and imaging guided breast core biopsies and preoperative needle localizations are most often used in breast imaging facilities around the world. This article will describe mammography and breast ultrasound in current clinical practice for breast cancer detection, diagnosis, staging, image-guided biopsy, and for evaluation of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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