Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 652–653 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Role of Contrast-Enhanced Spectral Mammography in the Assessment of Residual Breast Cancer After Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy

  • Talal HilalEmail author
  • Bhavika K. Patel
ASO Author Reflections



The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal MedicineMayo ClinicPhoenixUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyMayo ClinicPhoenixUSA

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