This issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, guest edited by Dr. Kelly Hunt, is devoted to Breast Cancer. Dr. Hunt has assembled expert authors to review the following topics: Tomosynthesis in breast cancer imaging: how does it fit into preoperative evaluation and surveillance?; Lobular breast cancer: different disease, different algorithms?; Hypofractionated radiation therapy in breast conserving therapy; Oncoplastic breast reconstruction: should all patients be considered?; Neoadjuvant endocrine therapy: who benefits most?; Breast cancer disparities: how can we leverage genomics to improve outcomes?; Anatomy and breast cancer staging: is it still relevant?; When does atypical ductal hyperplasia require surgical intervention?; Surgical intervention for lymphedema; Are there alternative strategies in the local management of DCIS?; Genetic testing and genetic counseling: what is standard of care?; Molecular subtypes and local-regional control of breast cancer; Intraoperative margin assessment in breast cancer management; Triple negative breast cancer: who should receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy?; and more!
By Kelly K. Hunt, MD, FACS, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Surgical Oncology