Impact of neoadjuvant therapy on eligibility for and frequency of breast conservation in stage II–III HER2-positive breast cancer: surgical results of CALGB 40601 (Alliance)

Abstract

It had been previously shown that patients who receive neoadjuvant systemic therapy (NST) are more likely to undergo breast-conserving therapy (BCT) than those who have primary surgery. However, the frequency with which patients who are not BCT-eligible prior to NST convert to BCT-eligible with treatment is unknown. To document this conversion rate in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10549-016-4006-6

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