Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 8th, 2005
"Breast biopsy to determine the nature of a clinical-or radiographic breast abnormality was presumed to have increased in frequency with the widespread use of screening mammography. However, scant data exist regarding the utilization of breast biopsies in the community population," stated researchers from the United States.
"Through the resources of the Rochester Epidemiology Project, the medical records of women 18 years and older who had a breast biopsy from January 1, 1988, through December 31, 1999, were reviewed for the type of...
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