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How accurate is an ultrasound for breast cancer?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Very
When ultrasounds are used to evaluate a palpable lump or a mammographic abnormality, a directed ultrasound can very accurately differentiate a benign tumor from a malignant one.
Nevertheless, it is best to not rely exclusively on an ultrasound and to proceed to tissue diagnosis via biopsy, especially for women over age 40.

In brief: Very
When ultrasounds are used to evaluate a palpable lump or a mammographic abnormality, a directed ultrasound can very accurately differentiate a benign tumor from a malignant one.
Nevertheless, it is best to not rely exclusively on an ultrasound and to proceed to tissue diagnosis via biopsy, especially for women over age 40.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Very accurate
Breast cancer usually makes or presents as a mass or tumor or a lump.
Ultrasound is very accurate in such cases and may be used to do a biopsy.

In brief: Very accurate
Breast cancer usually makes or presents as a mass or tumor or a lump.
Ultrasound is very accurate in such cases and may be used to do a biopsy.
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
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