Central quadrantectomy with resection of the nipple-areola complex compared with mastectomy in patients with retroareolar breast cancer.

@article{Wagner2007CentralQW,
  title={Central quadrantectomy with resection of the nipple-areola complex compared with mastectomy in patients with retroareolar breast cancer.},
  author={Elke Wagner and Peter Schrenk and Georg Michael Huemer and Andreas Sir and Markus M. Schreiner and Wolfgang Ulf Wayand},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          557-63
        }
}
Appropriate surgery in women with retroareolar breast cancer should allow resection of the cancer with wide free margins and an acceptable cosmetic result. The aim of this study was to compare breast conservation surgery (BCS) to mastectomy for treatment of retroareolar breast cancer. In a prospective nonrandomized study, 69 women with retroareolar breast cancers underwent either central quadrantectomy (n=33) with complete removal of the nipple-areola complex or mastectomy (n=36). Two of 33 (6… CONTINUE READING
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