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Continued: Novel Mayo technique improves outlook for breast cancer surgeries

  • Article by: DAN BROWNING , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 11, 2014 - 10:19 AM

Boughey said the method is not perfect, however. So the tumors are reanalyzed the day after the surgery.

Mayo’s method requires additional resources, prolongs operations and increases upfront costs, the study said. “However, reducing the total number of operations to achieve negative margins after lumpectomy will reduce health care costs, especially when multiplied across the national scale.”

Dan Browning • 612-673-4493

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