Journal Article

One-stop diagnostic breast clinics: how often are breast cancers missed?

Britton P; Duffy SW; Sinnatamby R; Wallis MG; Barter S; Gaskarth M; O'Neill A; Caldas C; Brenton JD; Forouhi P; Wishart GC.

This study found that the missed cancer rate was only 1.7 per 1000 women evaluated in a symptomatic breast clinic over a 3-year period. The lowest sensitivity in accurate diagnosis was experienced in patients 40-49 years of age.