A significant number of women present with palpable breast cancer even with a normal mammogram within 1 year

  • Haakinson D
  • Stucky C
  • Dueck A
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Background: Although mammography is the gold standard for breast cancer screening, clinical breast examination (CBE) and self breast examination (SBE) are important adjuncts whose utility has been questioned. Methods A retrospective review of invasive breast cancer patients from 2000 to 2008 was performed. We compared 3 groups: breast cancer detected by (1) imaging only (nonpalpable) or palpable mass with a normal mammogram (2)

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  • Breast cancer
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Clinical breast examination
  • Interval breast cancers
  • Palpable breast cancer
  • Self breast examination

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