Medical Oncology

Breast Surgery   

Questions discussed in this category

Would you recommend re-excision or proceed to adjuvant therapy if the tissue margin is negative? Pathologist states that tumor foci at margin was only...

Do you follow invasive or DCIS guidelines? Would you consider re-excision in a patient with multifocal microinvasive carcinoma of the breast arising i...

I have a patient who will be climbing to the base camp of Mount Everest. Does a climb to 15,000 feet increase her risk? Should she wear a compression ...

Would you treat this as a locally advanced breast cancer and offer surgery, radiation, and systemic therapy? Does your management change depending on ...

Can you apply the ACOSOG Z0011 study to women who have HER2 positive disease?  

Is there a role for routine use of additional or alternative imaging modalities for these patients, such as tomosynthesis, MRI, or ultrasound?  I...

Papers discussed in this category

The breast journal, 1999-01

Annals of surgical oncology, 2010-10

JAMA, 2013-10-09

JAMA, 2011-02-09

Lancet Oncol., 2013-04-01

Lancet Oncol., 2014-11-01

Breast, 2017-02-01

J. Clin. Oncol., 2015-01-20

N. Engl. J. Med.,

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2014-03-01

Breast cancer research and treatment, 2013-11

Annals of surgery, 2016-02

Breast cancer research and treatment, 2013-08

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2016-03-01

The Lancet. Oncology, 2016-09

NPJ breast cancer, 2016

Ann. Surg.,

Journal of Cancer, 2017