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February 15, 1998 | MARCIDA DODSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The number of surgeries to determine whether breast lumps are cancerous can be dramatically reduced with needle biopsies, with no increased risk that cancer will go undetected, according to a report by a team of breast care physicians. The increased use of needle biopsies requires teamwork by specially trained physicians, but it dramatically reduces medical costs and avoids the pain and scarring of surgery, said Dr.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1998 | MARCIDA DODSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The number of surgeries to determine whether breast lumps are cancerous can be dramatically reduced with needle biopsies, with no increased risk that cancer will go undetected, according to a report by a team of breast care physicians. The increased use of needle biopsies requires teamwork by specially trained physicians, but it dramatically reduces medical costs and avoids the pain and scarring of surgery, said Dr.
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