Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis in Augmented Women

@article{Handel2006BreastCD,
  title={Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis in Augmented Women},
  author={N. Handel and M. Silverstein},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={587-593}
}
  • N. Handel, M. Silverstein
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: Recent years have witnessed growing concerns about the possible adverse effects of implants on breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Numerous reports describe how implants might interfere with mammography and impair the ability to detect cancer. Several publications document the diminished sensitivity of mammography in augmented patients with palpable tumors. However, epidemiologic studies comparing stage of disease at time of diagnosis in augmented and nonaugmented women are… CONTINUE READING
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