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The Landmark Series: Mastectomy Trials (Skin-Sparing and Nipple-Sparing and Reconstruction Landmark Trials)


Despite advances in medical therapy, the foundation of breast cancer treatment is surgery. The landscape of operative intervention for breast cancer has shifted toward less invasive techniques, resulting in improved cosmesis and lower morbidity while maintaining oncologic integrity. In this article, we review the body of literature contributing to landmark advances in mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer.

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Jill Dietz has received travel reimbursement from EndoMag and IntraOp, as well as speaker’s fees from Medtronic. Leisha C. Elmore, Terence M. Myckatyn, and Julie A. Margenthaler have no relevant financial disclosures.

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Elmore, L.C., Dietz, J.R., Myckatyn, T.M. et al. The Landmark Series: Mastectomy Trials (Skin-Sparing and Nipple-Sparing and Reconstruction Landmark Trials). Ann Surg Oncol 28, 273–280 (2021).

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