Local Recurrence after Breast-Conserving Surgery: Multivariable Analysis of Risk Factors and the Impact of Young Age

@article{Miles2011LocalRA,
  title={Local Recurrence after Breast-Conserving Surgery: Multivariable Analysis of Risk Factors and the Impact of Young Age},
  author={MPH Randy C. Miles and BA RachelE.Gullerud and MS ChristineM.Lohse and James W Jakub and Amy C Degnim and Judy C. Boughey},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={1153-1159}
}
Local recurrence (LR) after breast conservation surgery (BCS) varies with risk factors. This study was designed to evaluate the impact of young age on LR. All patients (excluding those who received neoadjuvant chemotherapy) who underwent BCS from 1988–2001 at our institution were identified and evaluated for risk factors of LR. A total of 3,064 patients underwent 3,131 BCS. Mean age at surgery was 61 (range, 21–98) years: 175 (5.6%) patients were aged <40 years; 492 (15.7%) were 40–49 years… CONTINUE READING

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