Breast cancer found at the time of breast reduction.

@article{Tang1999BreastCF,
  title={Breast cancer found at the time of breast reduction.},
  author={Christine Tang and Mitchell H. Brown and Ronald Levine and Michelle Sloan and Nelson Chong and Eric J. Holowaty},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={1682-6}
}
In a recent study involving 27,500 women who had breast reduction surgery in Ontario, Canada, 17 women who were diagnosed as having breast cancer at the time of their breast reduction surgery were identified. The aims of this study were to (1) describe a population-based series of patients who had breast cancer diagnosed at the time of breast reduction, (2) describe the treatment of these cancers, and (3) compare their survival rate with survival in patients in the general population who had… CONTINUE READING

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