Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 26, Issue 11, pp 3462–3463 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Routine Radiologic Staging of Distant Metastases Must Be Recommended as a Binding Guideline After Diagnosis of Local Breast Cancer Recurrence

  • Uwe GüthEmail author
ASO Author Reflections



There are no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brust-Zentrum ZürichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.University Hospital Basel (UHB)BaselSwitzerland

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