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Surgical Highlights from the 40th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: 5-9 December 2017, San Antonio, Texas
1 Breast Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA; Department of General Surgery, Breast Unit, Istanbul University Istanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey  
Eur J Breast Health 2018; 14: 74-79
DOI: 10.5152/ejbh.2018.0202
Key Words: Axilla, breast neoplasm, San Antonio, sentinel lymph nodes, survival
Abstract

 

This year San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) celebrated its 40th anniversary. As in the past years, this year’s conference was held in Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Centre, San Antonio, Texas, on 5-9 December 2017. The conference highlighted many different topic on breast cancer including basic science, translational research, local therapies, systemic therapies, survivorship, early clinical trials, and surgical topics. Even though SABCS evolved towards basic science and systemic therapy based manner in recent years, there were some important topics about local therapies and surgical approach. In this conference report, presentations and keynote talks about surgical field and local therapies will be summarised.

Cite this article as: Özkurt E. Surgical Highlights from the 40th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: 5-9 December 2017, San Antonio, Texas. Eur J Breast Health 2018; 14: 74-79.

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