Breast conservation, mastectomy and axillary surgery in New South Wales women in 1992 and 1995

@article{Kricker2001BreastCM,
  title={Breast conservation, mastectomy and axillary surgery in New South Wales women in 1992 and 1995},
  author={Anne Kricker and J. Stephen Haskill and Bruce Konrad Armstrong},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={85},
  pages={668 - 673}
}
To measure the increase in uptake of BCT in NSW and its determinants, we examined Cancer Registry records of 2020 women with breast cancer in 1992 and 2883 in 1995 linked to records of their surgical treatment in the NSW Inpatient Statistics’ Collection. In parallel, we examined trends and determinants in axillary surgery for breast cancer. Breast conservation increased from 39% of breast cancer in 1992 to 45% in 1995, mainly in women with the smallest cancers. In 1995, mastectomy was still… CONTINUE READING