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Sep 14, 2012 1:46 PM
    Benjamin O. Anderson, MD, FACS By Benjamin O. Anderson, MD, FACSAs the world’s most common cancer among women, as well as the most likely reason around the globe that a woman will die of cancer, breast cancer affects countries at all economic...
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Sep 14, 2012 1:41 PM
Patrick G. Morris, MD, MSc, Andrew J. Dannenberg, MD, and Clifford A. Hudis, MDOverweight and obesity are increasing problems for our society. One widely used metric of adiposity is the body mass index (BMI), calculated using the formula [(weight in kilograms)/(height in meters)2],...
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Sep 14, 2012 1:34 PM
Malcolm R. Kell, MD Malcolm R. Kell, MD Oncoplastic breast surgery (OBS) is a term used to describe techniques that combine the principles of surgical oncology with those of plastic surgery in an attempt to achieve a desirable aesthetic result while maintaining a low...
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Sep 14, 2012 1:31 PM
By William M. Sikov, MD    William M. Sikov, MD Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) comprises 15% to 20% of breast cancers in the United States but accounts for a disproportionate share of morbidity and mortality because of its aggressive behavior, increased...
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Sep 14, 2012 12:54 PM
Patrick Neven, MD, PhD Patrick Neven, MD, PhD In Flanders, Belgium, only 2% of all breast cancers are diagnosed in patients younger than 36; therefore, it is a rare disease with fewer than 100 cases diagnosed each year in a region of 6 million inhabitants. For these younger...

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