Expanding Implementation of ACOSOG Z0011 in Surgeon Practice.

  title={Expanding Implementation of ACOSOG Z0011 in Surgeon Practice.},
  author={Anna Weiss and Elizabeth A Mittendorf and Sarah Marie DeSnyder and Rosa Frances Hwang and Vivian J Bea and Isabelle Bedrosian and Karen Elizabeth Hoffman and Beatriz Adrade and Aysegul A. Sahin and Henry Mark Kuerer and Kelly K. Hunt and Abigail S. Caudle},
  journal={Clinical breast cancer},
  volume={18 4},
BACKGROUND After publication of American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z0011, surgeons at our institution limited axillary surgery to sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) in 76% of patients meeting trial eligibility criteria. Our study objective was to assess incorporation of the trial data into practice 5 years later. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with clinical T1-2, N0 invasive breast cancer undergoing breast conserving surgery were included. Comparisons were made between… CONTINUE READING