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Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 677–678 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Reducing Axillary Lymph Node Dissections in Node-Positive Breast Cancer Patients

  • Marieke E. M. van der Noordaa
  • Marie-Jeanne T. F. D. Vrancken PeetersEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosure

Marieke van der Noordaa and Marie-Jeanne Vrancken Peeters have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marieke E. M. van der Noordaa
    • 1
  • Marie-Jeanne T. F. D. Vrancken Peeters
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyNetherlands Cancer Institute–Antoni van LeeuwenhoekAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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