Vol 7, No 6 (December 2018): Gland Surgery (Breast Conservation Surgery)

Review Article

Paradigm shift in the local treatment of breast cancer: mastectomy to breast conservation surgery
Kowsi Murugappan, Apoorva Saboo, Lu Kuo, Owen Ung
Inflammatory breast cancer: no longer an absolute contraindication for breast conservation surgery following good response to neoadjuvant therapy
Monika Brzezinska, J. Michael Dixon
Evaluating the current evidence to support therapeutic mammoplasty or breast-conserving surgery as an alternative to mastectomy in the treatment of multifocal and multicentric breast cancers
Zoe Ellen Winters, Lorenzo Bernaudo
Update of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Toolbox to address the lumpectomy reoperation epidemic
Maureen P. McEvoy, Jeffrey Landercasper, Himani R. Naik, Sheldon Feldman
Preoperative imaging for breast conservation surgery—do we need more than conventional imaging for local disease assessment?
Eugene Ong
Primary medical therapy and breast conservation treatment: the medical oncology perspective
Nan Soon Wong
Evolution of radiotherapy techniques in breast conservation treatment
John Boyages, Lesley Baker
Accelerated partial breast radiotherapy: a review of the literature and future directions
Nathan R. Bennion, Michael Baine, Andrew Granatowicz, Andrew O. Wahl
The sick lobe hypothesis, field cancerisation and the new era of precision breast surgery
Mona P. Tan, Tibor Tot


The series “Breast Conservation Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Gland Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Drs. Mona P. Tan, and Edibaldo Silva served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.