Author | Elizabeth Revesz, MD

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What Are Safe Margins of Resection for Invasive and In Situ Breast Cancer?

September 15, 2011

ByElizabeth Revesz, MD|Seema A. Khan, MD

The safety and efficacy of breast-conserving therapy (BCT) for women with early-stage breast cancer are well established. BCT entails wide excision of the tumor and appropriate nodal evaluation, followed by radiation therapy to the breast.