breast ductal lavage

breast ductal lavage

a fluid analysis of exfoliated cells from breast ducts to assess breast cancer risk. There is no statistical support for the accuracy of this test.
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Color illustrations of arthroscopy, breast ductal lavage, cystourethroscopy, echocardiograms, CT scans, nasopharyngeal culture, and a liver biopsy are provided.
SAN ANTONIO -- Breast ductal lavage detected premalignant or frankly cancerous cells in one-quarter of high-risk but mammographically negative women in a multicenter trial, Dr.