Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

, Volume 158, Issue 3, pp 601–603 | Cite as

Mastectomy versus breast conservation treatment: is there a true survival difference?

Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Breast Cancer Overall Survival Randomise Control Trial Early Breast Cancer Prospective Randomise Control Trial 

Notes

Funding

There was no funding for this work.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author has no conflicts of interest to declare.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Breast Surgical OncologyMammoCareSingaporeRepublic of Singapore

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