Oncoplastic techniques allow breast-conserving treatment in centrally located breast cancers.

@article{Huemer2007OncoplasticTA,
  title={Oncoplastic techniques allow breast-conserving treatment in centrally located breast cancers.},
  author={Georg Michael Huemer and Peter Schrenk and Friedrich Moser and Elke Wagner and Wolfgang Ulf Wayand},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={390-8}
}
BACKGROUND Operative techniques for oncoplastic reconstruction combine oncologic extirpation of the tumor with immediate reconstruction of breast shape and symmetry. These techniques are increasingly being used for breast-conservation therapy of centrally located breast carcinomas. The goal of this study was to provide an overview of the various surgical options for oncoplastic treatment of central breast carcinomas. METHODS From September of 1998 through January of 2005, 31 women (median age… CONTINUE READING

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