Surgeon recommendations and receipt of mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mastectomy
  • Referral and Consultation

abstract

  • Breast-conserving surgery was recommended by surgeons and attempted in the majority of patients evaluated, with surgeon recommendation, patient decision, and failure of BCS all contributing to the mastectomy rate.

publication date

  • October 14, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4137962

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.2009.1450

PubMed ID

  • 19826024

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1551

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 302

number

  • 14