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Mammography

  • Erlinda S. McCrea
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 2)

Abstract

Mammography is the roentgenologic examination of the breast. Today it has a definite role in the screening, localization and diagnosis of breast cancer. The purpose of this paper is to review the indications for mammography, the current doses and risks of various techniques, and the mammographic patterns of breast cancer and its differential diagnosis. We will also look into the advantages of needle localization by mammography and the use of specimen radiography.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Needle Localization Nonpalpable Breast Lesion Nonpalpable Lesion Roentgenologic Examination 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers bv, The Hague 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erlinda S. McCrea
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Maryland HospitalBaltimoreUSA

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