Published in Cancer Weekly, March 18th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "Traditional breast conservation therapy consists of lumpectomy and whole breast irradiation. Local recurrence after breast conservation is usually managed with salvage mastectomy. Skin sparing mastectomy and immediate autologous tissue reconstruction is an accepted method of managing primary breast malignancies, with exceptional aesthetic results.
"The purpose of this study was to evaluate this technique in the previously irradiated breast. This study is a retrospective review of all patients undergoing skin sparing...
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