Cytology versus Histology in Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast and the Role of Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology in the Treatment of Carcinoma in Situ

  • K. Lindholm
Conference paper


The value of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the triple diagnosis of palpable breast lesions is well recognized and the value of FNAC in non-palpable mammographically revealed breast lesions has been documented in the last few years. The role of FNAC in the treatment of carcinoma in situ of the breast, however, needs to be discussed.


Invasive Cancer Nuclear Atypia Papillary Lesion Lobular Cancer Cytological Picture 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

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