2017 Annual Meeting

The American Society of Breast Surgeons News Releases


Aggressive Triple-Modality Therapy Prevents Cancer from Returning in the Chest Wall and Lymph Nodes
Abstract: Improved Locoregional Control in a Contemporary Cohort of Nonmetastatic Inflammatory Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery.

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Some Women Choosing Unnecessarily Radical Surgeries for Early-Stage Cancer
Abstract: Contralateral breast cancer (CBC) risk in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): Is it high enough to justify bilateral mastectomy?

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Debunking the Myth of Lymphedema Risk
Abstract: Breast cancer related lymphedema risk is related to multidisciplinary treatment and not surgery alone—results from a large cohort study.

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Additional Notable Research

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The American Society of Breast Surgeons Backgrounder

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18th Annual Meeting Proceedings

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