Removing more tissue during mastectomy reduces need for second procedure

Removing more tissue during a partial mastectomy could spare thousands of breast cancer patients a second surgery, according to a Yale Cancer Center study.
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Dr. Anees Chagpar, of the Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, discusses the SHAVE Trial and how taking slightly more tissue during a lumpectomy could spare thousands of women a second surgery.
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