Ultrasound could replace biopsies in cancer screening
This article was originally published in Clinica
Ultrasound could be used to routinely screen for endometrial cancer, without a follow-up biopsy, in some groups of patients, according to researchers at the Virginia Mason Medical Centre in Seattle, Washington. This is the tentative conclusion of a study involving postmenopausal women with vaginal bleeding, presented at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine conference in San Francisco by Dr Alexi Phinney.
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