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Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 20, Issue 9, pp 3151–3152 | Cite as

Supporting Trials for Primary Tumor Resection in Stage IV Breast Cancer is Paramount

  • Elly Harris
  • Mitchel Barry
  • Malcolm R. Kell
Breast Oncology

Keywords

Breast Cancer Primary Tumor Robust Evidence Primary Resection Primary Tumor Resection 
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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Breast Check Unit, Department of Breast SurgeryMater Misericordiae University HospitalDublinIreland

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