Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 101–102 | Cite as

Risk of recurrence after treatment of early breast cancer with skin-sparing mastectomy

One editorial perspective
  • Grant W. Carlson


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© The Society of Surgical Oncology, Inc. 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Grant W. Carlson
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  1. 1.From the Department of SurgeryEmory University School of MedicineAtlanta

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