Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 638–639 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Moving Forward De-escalation of Axillary Surgery After Neoadjuvant Treatment in Breast Cancer

  • Isabel T. RubioEmail author
ASO Author Reflections



Isabel T. Rubio has no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Breast Surgical OncologyClinica Universidad de NavarraMadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad de NavarraMadridSpain

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