The number of positive margins influences the outcome of women treated with breast preservation for early stage breast carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms

abstract

  • Patients with positive margins have a higher risk for local failure and worse survival when undergoing breast conservation therapy. Inferior local tumor control was noted in those patients with two or more positive margins.

publication date

  • June 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19980601)82:11<2212::AID-CNCR16>3.0.CO;2-X

PubMed ID

  • 9610701

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2212

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 82

number

  • 11