Diagnosis

Initial workup for a woman presenting with a lesion or symptoms suggestive of breast cancer should include a careful history, physical examination of the breast, three-dimensional mammography, and possibly other breast imaging techniques such as ultrasound. Most (80-85%) breast cancers can be visualized on a mammogram as a mass, a cluster of calcifications, or a combination of both. Breast biopsy is indicated for a mammographic abnormality that suggests malignancy or for a palpable mass on physical examination.

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