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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Gordon H. Yu, M.D.
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Cite this page: Yu G. Cytology/Competency Assessment - Image-Guided FNA Biopsy of Breast. website. Accessed August 25th, 2019.
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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