Published in Cancer Weekly, April 26th, 2005
"Reduction mammaplasty is one of the most common procedures performed in Brazil by the plastic surgeon, and it is not uncommon for the surgeon to find a breast tumor during the operation or afterward, when the histopathological report is received," said Ivo Pitanguy and colleagues.
Pitanguy has his own clinic in Rio de Janeiro.
According to a report from his group, files of 2,488 patients who underwent reduction mammaplasty at the clinic between January 1957 and December 2002 were reviewed, and "resected breast...
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