Published in Clinical Oncology Week, December 10th, 2007
"We begin by reviewing the definitions of a positive surgical margin, and then explore potential inaccuracies in obtaining a biopsy and reasons for recurrence after obtaining a free surgical margin. Research in improving the diagnostic accuracy of surgical margins is discussed," wrote G.D. Becker and colleagues, Kaiser Permanente.
The researchers concluded: "Finally, the prognostic significance of surgical margins is reviewed."
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