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Whats a diagnostic vs a screening test for breast cancer?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Examples

Screening tests would be physical examination and mammogram.
A diagnostic test would be a biopsy of a suspicious finding on physical examination or mammogram.

In brief: Examples

Screening tests would be physical examination and mammogram.
A diagnostic test would be a biopsy of a suspicious finding on physical examination or mammogram.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery

In brief: What you look for

If you never had a test or do not hve a finding in a physical exam, it is a screening.
If you are tring to get information about a palpable mass or have an abnormal test, the following tests re diagnostic. They are being use to determine that cause of an abnormality.

In brief: What you look for

If you never had a test or do not hve a finding in a physical exam, it is a screening.
If you are tring to get information about a palpable mass or have an abnormal test, the following tests re diagnostic. They are being use to determine that cause of an abnormality.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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