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International Seminars in Surgical Oncology

, 3:37

First Online: 01 November 2006Received: 27 August 2006Accepted: 01 November 2006

Abstract

There is some evidence that breast cancer surgery during the luteal phase in pre-menopausal women is associated with a better clinical outcome, however the evidence for this is still equivocal.

In this paper, after summarizing the normal physiology of the menstrual cycle, we examine how such an association may occur and provide a comprehensive review of the literature in the area.

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Author: Anushka Chaudhry - Michael L Puntis - Panos Gikas - Kefah Mokbel

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