What is an adequate margin for breast-conserving surgery? Surgeon attitudes and correlates
Attitude of Health Personnel
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Wide variation in BCS margin definition exists. Variation is similar for invasive cancer and DCIS with RT, with more specialized surgeons choosing smaller margins. In DCIS without RT, more specialized surgeons favored larger margins. A standardized margin definition may significantly affect re-excision rates.