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Missed opportunities and challenges for surgical breast cancer research in the era of personalized cancer treatment

Apr 1, 2020 | Magazine: European Journal of Surgical Oncology

Isabel T Rubio  1 , Michalis Kontos  2 , Mtfd Vrancken-Peeters  3 , Roman Rouzier  4 , Anita R Skandarajah  5 , Viviana Galimberti  6 , Niels Kroman  7 , Carmela Caballero  8 , Shinji Ohno  9 , BIG Task Force Surgical Trials

Surgery is the cornerstone of breast cancer treatment and has a major impact on survival and quality of life of patients. Through trials, surgery achieved better locoregional control, better cosmetic results and lower morbidity [ [1] , [2] ]. It has been demonstrated that patients who participate in clinical trials have improved outcomes compared to those who receive their treatment outside of evidence-based medicine.

CITATION  Eur J Surg Oncol. 2020 Apr;46(4 Pt A):501-503.  doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.11.503. Epub 2019 Nov 20.