Ann Surg Oncol 2017 Nov 10. Epub 2017 Nov 10.
Department of Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL, USA.
: Surgical therapy for newly diagnosed breast cancer has changed over the past decade, but these trends have not been well documented in patients undergoing neoadjuvant therapy (NAC).Methods
: In a retrospective cohort study of the National Cancer Database (NCDB), we selected 285,514 women with clinical stage I-III breast cancer who underwent NAC or adjuvant therapy (AC) from 2006 to 2014. Breast-conserving surgery (BCS), unilateral mastectomy (UM), and bilateral mastectomy (BM) rates were compared between patients undergoing NAC and AC. Read More