Breast cancer lumpectomy: fewer reoperations with neoadjuvant vs adjuvant chemotherapy

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Takeaway
  • Receipt of neoadjuvant chemotherapy vs receipt of postoperative chemotherapy is associated with fewer reoperations after lumpectomy for breast cancer.
Why this matters
  • Reoperation is common, with more than 1 in 5 patients treated with lumpectomy undergoing reoperation for perceived residu...