Breast Cancer After Augmentation Mammoplasty

@article{Skinner2001BreastCA,
  title={Breast Cancer After Augmentation Mammoplasty},
  author={K. Skinner and H. Silberman and W. Dougherty and P. Gamagami and James Waisman and R. Sposto and M. Silverstein},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={8},
  pages={138-144}
}
  • K. Skinner, H. Silberman, +4 authors M. Silverstein
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Surgical Oncology
  • Background:It is thought that implants interfere with breast cancer diagnosis and that cancers in women who have had breast augmentation carry a worse prognosis.Methods:A prospective breast cancer database was reviewed, comparing augmented and nonaugmented patients for details of histology, palpability, tumor size, nodal status, mammographic status, receptor status, nuclear grade, stage, and outcome.Results:Ninety-nine cancers in augmented women and 2857 cancers in nonaugmented women were… CONTINUE READING
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