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Gland Surg. 2014 Feb;3(1):22-7. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2014.01.01.

Oncoplastic technique in breast conservative surgery for locally advanced breast cancer.

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1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy ; 2 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand ; 3 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand ; 4 Department of Surgery, Charoenkrung-Pracharak Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand ; 5 Breast Clinic, Bangkok Hospital, Rayong, Thailand ; 6 Division of Senology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy.


Locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) should be taken into decision making when planning breast conservative surgery, but this procedure should be done on the principle of oncologic safety in order to achieve negative surgical margin and maintain aesthetic result. This procedure should be offered as the choice of treatment in selected patients.


Breast conservative surgery; locally advanced breast cancer (LABC); neoadjuvant chemotherapy

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