Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 7th, 2006
According to scientists in Italy, "Ductal lavage provides adequate material and detects atypical cells from ducts in women at increased risk of breast cancer, but the clinical significance of this finding is unclear. We studied the prevalence and predictors of atypia in addition to the proliferation-associated antigen Ki-67 expression in ductal lavage done in women at different risk of breast cancer."
"Ductal lavage was attempted in 202 women at increased risk and in 16 at average risk," stated M. Cazzaniga and colleagues, E.O. Ospedali Galliera in Genova. "Lavage...
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