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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.