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Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 671–672 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Abandoning the Drains by Eliminating the Radical Procedures Necessitating the Drains

  • Walter Paul WeberEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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Acknowledgment

Funding was received for this work from the Swiss Cancer League, the Swiss Secretariat for Education, Research, and Innovation (SERI), and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG.

Disclosure

The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Breast Center, University Hospital BaselUniversity of BaselBaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.SAKKBernSwitzerland

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