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Does cavity margin shaving reduce residual tumor and re‐excision rates? A systematic review

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Fernandez‐Pacheco, Miriam ; Ortmann, Olaf ; Ignatov, Atanas ; Inwald, Elisabeth C.
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 25 May 2022 04:44


Purpose Cavity shaving (CS) is a surgical technique used in the treatment of breast cancer (BC). It may reduce margin positivity in histologic assessment and consequently reduces re‐ excision rates in breast conserving surgery (BCS). The evidence for this assumption is described in the present review. Methods A systematic review of relevant literature in English from January 1999 to April 2019 ...


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