Table 2

Patients' characteristics with breast lesions and CNB.

Parameter

Frozen section and paraffin section analysis (n = 59)

Paraffin section analysis only (n = 61)


Sonographic lesion size (mm) *

19 (± 10)

13 (± 10)

Age at diagnosis (years) *

62.25 (± 15.28)

61.63 (± 15.71)


*values are given as mean (± standard deviation) values; CNB = core needle biopsy

Brunner et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:341   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-341

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