FDA: Imaging, not aspirate tests, is the way to screen for breast cancer

12/19/2013 | Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

Patients and clinicians should be aware that nipple aspirate tests do not deliver on common claims that suggest they are a good mammogram alternative, according to the FDA. "The key thing is that there really is only one exam whose value has been identified and supported by large, population-based clinical trials -- mammography," said Dr. Michael McNamara. "We use [ultrasound and biopsy] as an adjunct."

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