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Radioactive seed localization or wire-guided localization of nonpalpable invasive and in situ breast cancer: a randomized, multicenter, open-label trial. Ann Surg 2017; 266: 29-35.

Published: 30th September 2017

Authors: Langhans L, Tvedskov T, Klausen T, Jensen M-J, Talman M-L, Vejborg I et al.


Radioactive seed localization may be more convenient, as it can be done several days before surgery, and it did not increase the risk of positive resection margins (11.8 versus 13.3 per cent, P=0.65) in this study that included 409 patients.

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