Items Tagged ‘systemic therapy’

February 20, 2013

When Is Less Surgery Beneficial in Breast Cancer?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Dr. Lidia Schapira, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, spoke to the Mayo Clinic’s Judy C. Boughey, MD, about the ACOSOG Z1071 trial, which looked at whether patients who had axillary lymph node involvement before neoadjuvant chemotherapy and who had a good response to systemic therapy could avoid axillary lymph node dissection. The […]

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Tags: axillary lymph node dissection, Dr. Judy Boughey, Dr. Lidia Schapira, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medscape, San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, systemic therapy

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