Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 665–666 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Predictors of Residual Disease After Breast Conservation Therapy: A Case for Guideline Review?

  • Lisa J. Findlay-Shirras
  • Maged Nashed
ASO Author Reflections



The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  2. 2.Radiation Oncology, Department of RadiologyUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.Department of Radiation OncologyCancerCare ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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