Bilateral Mastectomy versus Breast-Conserving Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: The Role of Breast Reconstruction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy, Radical
  • Mastectomy, Segmental

abstract

  • Since 2005, an increasing proportion of early-stage breast cancer patients have chosen mastectomy instead of breast-conserving surgery. This trend reflects a shift toward bilateral mastectomy with contralateral prophylactic procedures that may be facilitated by breast reconstruction availability.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4744797

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001276

PubMed ID

  • 26017588

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1518

end page

  • 26

volume

  • 135

number

  • 6