Breast cancer in men

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.930-c (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:930

Evidence suggests preoperative work up is suboptimal

  1. Pieter J Westenend, pathologist (pwestenend@paldordt.com)
  1. Pathologisch Laboratorium voor Dordrecht eo, Laan van Londen 1800, 3317 DA Dordrecht, Netherlands

    EDITOR–Perkins and Middleton point out that treatment of breast cancer in men may be suboptimal.1 The diagnostic work up is also a problem and not mentioned by the authors. Jobse and I recently evaluated our experience with fine needle aspiration cytology and core needle biopsy procedures in male breast lesions.2 …

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