Lesion and patient characteristics associated with malignancy after a probably benign finding on community practice mammography.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


AJR. American journal of roentgenology, Volume 190, Issue 2, p.511-5 (2008)


2008, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Breast Neoplasms, Community Health Services, Female, Humans, Mammography, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Public Health Sciences Division, Radiology Department, Hospital, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Washington


The purpose of this study was to identify patient and lesion characteristics associated with a diagnosis of breast malignancy within 3 years of having a probably benign finding (BI-RADS category 3) on a mammogram obtained in a community radiology practice.