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Sep 13, 2012 2:11 PM
Victor G. Vogel, MD, MHS, FACPDespite strong evidence that it is efficacious, chemoprevention has been underused in eligible women. Several agents have been studied prospectively in randomized, controlled trials that have examined benefits, life-threatening side effects, and quality-of-life...
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Sep 13, 2012 2:07 PM
A number of ongoing trials are contributing to the accumulating body of data for various APBI modes of delivery compared with WBISimona F. Shaitelman, MD, EdM, Frank Vicini, MD, Julia White, MD, and Thomas B. Julian, MDBreast-conserving therapy consisting of lumpectomy followed by whole-breast...
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Sep 13, 2012 2:02 PM
Meena S. Moran, MDDuctal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a heterogeneous disease entity, which, despite its excellent prognosis, elicits significant debate. Specifically, management of DCIS remains controversial, as is reflected in the various treatment options offered to patients. The increased...
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Sep 13, 2012 1:55 PM
The Z0011 trial has resulted in dramatic shifts in staging, as well as in decreased use of ALND, but are these changes too hasty?Michael S. Sabel, MD, FACSOver the past year, the field of breast cancer surgery has seen a dramatic shift with the results of the American College of Surgeons Oncology...
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Sep 13, 2012 1:49 PM
Jayant S. Vaidya, PhD, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCSIn 1995 we presented data from whole-organ analysis of mastectomy specimens in which, for the first time an analysis of location of other cancers in the breast was performed in three dimensions.1, 2 This analysis suggested that when a mastectomy specimen...

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