Published in Cancer Weekly, May 27th, 2003
The study, the largest ever to review real-time ultrasound and biopsy using a 14-gauge needle, found that the 14-gauge needle is more than 99% accurate in diagnosing breast cancer, said Richard Chesbrough, MD, senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
As part of the study, 700 patients, who had suspicious masses found on ultrasound, had a biopsy with a 14-gauge automated tru-cut needle. An average of five core samples was taken from each lesion biopsied. The...
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