TME KNOWLEDGE

Underutilization of BCT

n  Despite these results, only ~50% of US women who are potential candidates for BCT actually receive it.

n  The contributing factors to the underutilization of BCT include:

n  Physician preference

n  Patient convenience (prefer mastectomy)

n  Accessibility to facilities offering treatment

n  Patient knowledge of procedure

n  Fear of adjuvant radiation therapy

 

 

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