Changes in surgical management resulting from case review at a breast cancer multidisciplinary tumor board.

@article{Newman2006ChangesIS,
  title={Changes in surgical management resulting from case review at a breast cancer multidisciplinary tumor board.},
  author={Erika A. Newman and Amy B Guest and Mark A. Helvie and Marilyn A. Roubidoux and Alfred E. Chang and Celina G. Kleer and Kathleen M. Diehl and Vincent M. Cimmino and Lori J. Pierce and Daniel Hayes and Lisa Ann Newman and Michael S Sabel},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={107 10},
  pages={2346-51}
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of breast cancer requires a multidisciplinary approach, and patients are often referred to a multidisciplinary cancer clinic. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the impact of this approach on the surgical management of breast cancer. METHODS The medical records of 149 consecutive patients referred to a multidisciplinary breast cancer clinic over a 1-year period with a diagnosis of breast cancer were reviewed retrospectively for alterations in radiologic… CONTINUE READING