Ductal lavage and the clinical management of women at high risk for breast carcinoma: A commentary Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast

abstract

  • Ductal lavage, a procedure used to collect breast ductal epithelial cells for cytologic analysis, is performed in women who are considered to be at high risk for breast carcinoma to provide further risk stratification. The current article summarizes the opinions of ductal lavage investigators and practitioners to help guide the clinical interpretation of the results of ductal lavage cytology and the management of high-risk women.

publication date

  • January 15, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.10238

PubMed ID

  • 11900214

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 292

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 94

number

  • 2