Breast conserving surgery after primary chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer


ASOGLU O., MUSLUMANOGLU M. E., IGCI A., Ozmen V., KARANLIK H., AYALP K., ...More

ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA, vol.105, no.1, pp.62-68, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2005.11679668
  • Journal Name: ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.62-68
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose : Primary chemotherapy is being given in the treatment of locally advanced breast cancers (LABC), but a major concern is local recurrence after therapy. The aim of this study was to assess the role of breast conserving surgery (BCS) in patients with locally advanced breast cancer.