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Impact of cavity shaving on residual tumor rates in patients with primary invasive carcinoma and carcinoma in situ in breast conserving surgery

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Fernández-Pacheco, Miriam ; Gerken, Michael ; Ortmann, Olaf ; Ignatov, Atanas ; Klinkhammer-Schalke, Monika ; Hatzipanagiotou, Maria Eleni ; Inwald, Elisabeth C.
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Background Several international studies reported relatively high re-excision rates due to residual tumor in breast conserving surgery (BCS). Cavity shaving (CS) is a surgical strategy to reduce re-excision rates. This study aimed to investigate the effect of circumferential cavity shaving during BCS to reduce residual tumor. Material and Methods A total of 591 patients with early invasive ...


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