Does Immediate Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy affect the Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy?

PURPOSE The frequency of immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) is increasing, and the types of reconstruction used are diverse. Adjuvant chemotherapy is a life-saving intervention in selected high-risk breast cancer patients. The aim of our study was to determine how IBR and type of reconstruction affect the timing of the initiation of chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING