Breast
Cytopathology Competency Assessment
Image-Guided FNA Biopsy of Breast




Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 12 April 2019

Revised: 3 January 2019

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Medical knowledge, practice based learning and systems based practice
  1. Recognize that non-palpable, radiologically-detected lesions of the breast may be candidates for FNA as a cost-effective alternative to surgical biopsy
  2. Become familiar with the imaging modalities commonly used to detect and evaluate breast lesions (mammography, ultrasound, MRI)
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