Survival from synchronous bilateral breast cancer: the experience of surgeons participating in the breast audit of the Society of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand.

@article{Roder2012SurvivalFS,
  title={Survival from synchronous bilateral breast cancer: the experience of surgeons participating in the breast audit of the Society of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand.},
  author={David Roder and Primali de Silva and Helen N Zorbas and James Kollias and Peter L. Malycha and Chris M Pyke and I. Campbell and Fleur Webster},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={1413-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies generally indicate that synchronous bilateral breast cancers (SBBC) have an equivalent or moderately poorer survival compared with unilateral cases. The prognostic characteristics of SBBC would be relevant when planning adjuvant therapies and follow-up medical surveillance. The frequency of SBBC among early breast cancers in clinical settings in Australia and New Zealand were investigated, plus their prognostic significance, using the Breast Cancer Audit Database of… CONTINUE READING