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Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD, on Her Plenary Lecture: Local Regional Management Following Neoadjuvant Therapy

2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

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Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, summarizes her plenary talk, which featured the uncertainties in treatment knowledge: excision of postchemotherapy calcifications; the best sentinel lymph node biopsy technique for patients with node-positive disease who convert to node-negative disease with neoadjuvant chemotherapy; whether immunohistochemistry should be routinely used for sentinel lymph node evaluation; and the role of radiation therapy in this patient population.



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