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Breast Density and the Role of Preoperative Mammography, Ultrasound, Elastography and MRI
Trial ID: NCT00695968
To determine the sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of preoperative ultrasound, elastography, mammography and breast MRI in women with dense breast tissue diagnosed with breast cancer; to test whether elastography or MRI can improve upon routine mammogram and conventional ultrasound in women with dense breast tissue.
A Prospective Study Evaluating Breast Density and the Role of Preoperative Mammography, Ultrasound, Elastography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Detection of Breast Cancer
Inclusion Criteria:- Patients must have a suspicious breast lesion detected by a physical
exam, mammography or U/S . that has not been surgically resected and is being considered to
undergo biopsy if clinically indicated.
- Patients must be >= 18 and < 80 years of age, and female.
- Patients must have the ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written
informed consent document. Exclusion Criteria:- Patients who have already had primary
surgical excision of the suspicious finding
- <18 or >80 years of age
- Pregnant or Lactating Women
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