Dr. Molly Sebastian Presents Study Using MarginProbe® at ASCO 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium
Dr. Molly Sebastian presented research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014 Breast Symposium regarding the success of Center for Breast Health’s use of the MarginProbe, a device used in lumpectomy procedures.
“The results of this study were significant in that they showed a 62% relative reduction in re-excision rates. Each of the four surgeons who participated saw a sizeable reduction in their individual re-excision rate,” said Dr. Sebastian. “Another noteworthy finding is that using the recently updated SSO guidelines of positive margin defined as tumor on ink, in 18% (30/165) of the cases the primary (main) lumpectomy specimen, prior to intra-operative assessment, had positive margins. In 73% (22/30) of these cases use of device led to identification of the positive margins.”
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