Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent malignancies among women in the western world. Well-designed scientific trials in the diagnosis and management of this disease remain paradigms for investigators in all fields.
The value of a multimodality approach to each patient’s care cannot be overemphasized.
Radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists have all contributed to the improvements that have been achieved in the rates of survival from this disease. Their continued collaboration will assure further advances and, ultimately, the conquest of breast cancer.
Karen D. Schupak
American College of Physicians
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