BREAST CONSERVING SURGERY IN LOCALLY ADVANCED BREAST CANCER

@inproceedings{Bernstam2006BREASTCS,
  title={BREAST CONSERVING SURGERY IN LOCALLY ADVANCED BREAST CANCER},
  author={Funda Meriç Bernstam},
  year={2006}
}
A lthough mastectomy was the standard for care for patients who had locally advanced breast cancer in the past, in most major medical centers, patients who have demonstrated an adequate response to preoperative chemotherapy and who desire breast conservation are now considered candidates for breast conserving therapy. There are some special challenges pertaining to therapy to locally advanced breast cancer, including the selection of patients, assessment of local tumor involvement, and… CONTINUE READING