Breast Cancer Screening

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


Screening mammography is performed in asymptomatic women without a personal history of breast cancer. The aim of screening is to reduce mortality from breast cancer. Screen-detected cancers are likely to be small and node negative and better differentiated when compared to symptomatic cancers. Screening must be backed up by accurate diagnostic assessment, image-guided biopsies, breast pathology, and treatment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhakrishna Selvi
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  1. 1.Chennai Breast CentreChennaiIndia

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