Guidelines

NICE

Report on NICE Specialist Advice Symposium 25 Jan 2013 is available to download here.

Update from NICE Interventional Procedures Programme July 2014 is available to download here.

Link to NICE Quality Standard 12, Breast Cancer, revised June 2016 here.

 

 

Referral Guidelines

Currently in the 7th Edition, the referral guidelines are available on the Royal College of Radiologists website

 

 

Breast Imaging Classification

Latest MRI Breast Screening Guidelines for high risk women available as of 2010

Breast screening guidelines

Breast MRI guidelines

 

 

Protocol for breast biopsy in patients taking anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy

The new final version of the guidelines for breast biopsy in anticoagulated patients are available for download here.

 

 

Breast Implants

Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Please note: the earliest reported incidence of BIA-ALCL is at one year post augmentation and this rare diagnosis should be considered when a patient is referred for aspiration of a breast implant related seroma that presents after this time interval.

Link to the FDA report on Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) In Women with Breast Implants: Preliminary FDA Findings and Analyses here.

Link to the ABS statement on BIA-ALCL here.