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In that survey, 40% considered no tu-mor on ink a negative margin for invasive breast cancer, 14% required a margin of at least 1 mm, 29% required a minimum 2-mm margin, and 18% required a 5-mm margin.What constitutes an adequate negative lumpectomy margin in breast conservation?
Until recently, there has been no general agreement among surgeons or radiation oncologists as to what constitutes an adequate negative lumpectomy margin in the breast conservation setting.What are the NCCN guidelines®?
The NCCN Guidelines®are a statement of evidence and consensus of the authors regarding their views of currently accepted approaches to treatment.What does NCCN do to support cancer patients with cancer?
Clinical Trials: NCCN believes that the best management for any patient with cancer is in a clinical trial. Participation in clinical trials is especially encouraged. To find clinical trials online at NCCN Member Institutions, click here: nccn.org/clinical_trials/physician.html.