The use of skin sparing mastectomy in the treatment of breast cancer: The Emory experience.

@article{Carlson2003TheUO,
  title={The use of skin sparing mastectomy in the treatment of breast cancer: The Emory experience.},
  author={Grant W. Carlson and Toncred M. Styblo and Robert H Lyles and Glyn E Jones and Douglas R. Murray and Charles A. Staley and William C. Wood},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={265-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Long-term follow-up of the use of skin sparing mastectomy (SSM) in the treatment of breast cancer is presented to determine the impact of local recurrence (LR) on survival. METHODS 565 cases of breast cancer were treated by SSM and IBR from 1/1/1989-12/31/1998. The AJCC pathological staging was Stage 0 175 (31%), Stage I 135 (23.9%), Stage II 173 (30.6%), Stage III 54 (9.6%), Stage IV 8 (1.4%), recurrent 20 (3.5%). Forty-one patients received postoperative adjuvant radiation… CONTINUE READING