Published in Cancer Weekly, June 21st, 2005
"There appear to be geographical differences in decisions to perform mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery (BCS) for early-stage breast cancer. This study was carried out to evaluate general surgeons' preferences in breast cancer surgery and to assess the factors predicting cancer practice in Iran," researchers in Iran reported.
"A structured questionnaire was mailed to 235 general surgeons chosen from the address list of the Iranian Medical Council," explained M. Najafi and colleagues, Iranian Center Breast Cancer. "The questionnaire elicited information about the general...
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