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a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

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It also found that women of all ages who had breast conservation surgery were a fifth less likely to die from other causes such as heart disease.
Among the probe's multiple advantages are intraoperative detection of positive resection margins in breast conservation surgery and the quantification of dozens of measurement points within minutes, along with simple operation supporting current breast surgical workflow," says Solanki.
When MarginProbe is not used, about one in four patients undergoing breast conservation surgery requires a second operation for re-excision in order to successfully obtain negative margins.
Of the estimated 174,000 women who have breast conservation surgery each year, approximately 30 percent will require repeat surgery because cancer cells are not completely removed during the first procedure.
This study from the Institute of Oncology, Milan reports a retrospective series of patients who had breast conservation surgery between 1997 and 2002.
CHICAG0 -- Breast cancer patients who receive magnetic resonance imaging after breast conservation surgery should have the contralateral breast scanned at the same time, Dr.
We believe that the increased efficacy in the shrinkage of large breast tumors will facilitate increased breast conservation surgery which is desired by both the patients and the surgeons.
System at the Time of Breast Conservation Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer") trial evaluating the Xoft System for the treatment of early stage breast cancer will be presented at the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Annual Meeting, April 9-11, in Orlando, FL.
Other areas that have been evaluated for benchmarking would present better indicators, such as the use of radiation therapy in patients with invasive cancer who undergo breast conservation surgery or the use of hormonal therapy in patients with hormone-sensitive tumours [1].
Nearly 80 per cent of these patients receive breast conservation surgery and are possible candidates for local radiation therapy in the near future.
The study, "A Safety and Efficacy Study of Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT) Using the Xoft Axxent eBx System at the Time of Breast Conservation Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer (the ExBRT study)," compares the Xoft System to traditional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT).