Breast imaging studies are performed in the workup of breast cancer. Pathologists are expected to correlate the histologic findings with radiologic findings and clinical history to make an accurate diagnosis. Continue reading to learn more about how radiology is used for the diagnosis of breast cancer.
Buzz Words for Suspicious Findings on Breast Imaging:
- Large solid mass
- Mass with ill defined borders
- Numerous foci
- Irregular or Clustered calcifications
- Linear or branching calcifications