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Test for breast cancer shows promise

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7155.368a (Published 08 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:368
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    A non-invasive test for breast cancer has been developed that could eventually help to reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies for women with benign breast disease.

    The test is based on measuring breast electropotentials at the skin's surface. It is non-invasive and does not expose patients to ionising radiation and so could be used repeatedly without risk. In …

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