Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal
DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2010.0117


Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Dimosthenis Ziogas , M.D.

Affiliation: Dimosthenis Ziogas M.D., Surgical Oncology Research Unit, Dept of Surgery, University of Ioannina , School of Medicine , 45110 Ioannina , Greece .



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Many women are undergoing surgery for breast cancer with the probability of nipple preservation. Cosmetic outcome and patient satisfaction following nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) are thought to be superior to after standard mastectomy. So, why is NSM still considered experimental? What are the oncological concerns about, the technical demands of, and the indications for NSM?



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