JAMA Surgery | Long-term Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients After Breast Conservation vs Mastectomy, Reconstruction

JAMA Surgery

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2022

Media advisory: The full study and commentary are linked to this news release.

Free access to the full-text article https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/10.1001/jamasurg.2022.0631?guestAccessKey=a3247386-b2a8-4191-988e-d01ac073d89b&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=041322

What The Study Did: Researchers compared long-term quality-of-life outcomes in 647 women with breast cancer after treatment with breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy versus mastectomy and reconstruction without radiation therapy.

Authors: Benjamin D. Smith, M.D., of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2022.0631)

Editor’s Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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