Meta-analysis of the impact of surgical margins on local recurrence in women with early-stage invasive breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy

Nehmat Houssami, Petra Macaskill, M Luke Marinovich, J Michael Dixon, Les Irwig, Meagan E Brennan, Lawrence J Solin

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Abstract

There is no consensus on what constitutes adequate negative margins in breast-conserving therapy (BCT). We review the evidence on surgical margins in BCT for early-stage invasive breast cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3219-32
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Volume46
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

Keywords

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

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