Relationship between margin width and recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ: Analysis of 2996 women treated with breast-conserving surgery for 30 years Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local

abstract

  • In women not receiving RT, wider margins are significantly associated with a lower rate of recurrence. Obtaining wider negative margins may be important in reducing the risk of recurrence in women who choose not to undergo RT and may not be necessary in those who receive RT.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4739638

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001454

PubMed ID

  • 26366541

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 623

end page

  • 31

volume

  • 262

number

  • 4