Use of epithelial cell cytology in breast cancer risk assessment and high-risk patient management

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000764
Authors' objectives:

This Assessment will evaluate whether epithelial cell cytology evaluation on samples obtained by nipple aspiration, ductal lavage, or random periareolar fine-needle aspiration (FNA) can assist in risk assessment and patient management and improve outcomes for women at high risk of breast cancer.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Epithelial Cells
  • Risk Assessment
  • Breast Neoplasms
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
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