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Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 365–368 | Cite as

Lack of efficacy of xeromammography in preoperatively detecting lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast

  • Don M. Morris
  • Alonzo P. Walker
  • Donald C. Coker
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Summary

The medical records of fourteen patients with LCIS were reviewed to correlate the clinical, xeromammographic, and pathologic findings. The patients' xeromammograms were negative for findings associated with LCIS in 81% of the breasts that yielded biopsies positive for LCIS. Xeromammography does not appear to have improved our ability to identify patients with LCIS.

Keywords

breast cancer lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) xeromammography 

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don M. Morris
    • 1
  • Alonzo P. Walker
    • 2
  • Donald C. Coker
    • 2
  1. 1.Louisiana State University Medical Center ShreveportLouisianaUSA
  2. 2.University of MarylandBaltimoreUSA

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