Published in Telemedicine Week, November 9th, 2004
"This study raises serious questions about the utility of ductal lavage as a cancer detection test and shows us that women should not be offered ductal lavage as a method of breast cancer detection. Mammography and physical examination remain the most effective methods of early detection," says lead author Seema Khan, MD, interim director of the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center and surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Khan adds that "ductal lavage does remain promising as a method for...
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