Nipple involvement in breast cancer: retrospective analysis of 2323 consecutive mastectomy specimens.

@article{Li2011NippleII,
  title={Nipple involvement in breast cancer: retrospective analysis of 2323 consecutive mastectomy specimens.},
  author={Weidong Li and Shuling Wang and Xiaojing Guo and Ronggang Lang and Yu Fan and Feng Gu and Xinmin Zhang and Zhengmao Zhu and Yun Niu and Li Fu},
  journal={International journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={328-34}
}
Breast cancer surgical options now include nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM), but there has been much controversy regarding the oncologic safety of the preserved nipple. This study evaluates frequency and patterns of occult nipple involvement in a large contemporary cohort of patients, aiming to improve patient selection for NSM. A total of 2323 consecutive mastectomy specimens with grossly unremarkable nipples were evaluated by sagittal sections through the entire nipple and subareolar tissue… CONTINUE READING

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