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Use of Wire-Free Alternatives for Localization of Non-Palpable Breast Lesions for Surgery (SurgOncToday 2021)
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In this episode, Ko Un “Clara” Park, MD, FACS, Member of the SSO Breast DSWG and Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center reviews wire-free alternatives for localization of non-palpable breast lesions for surgery.  Panelists and alternatives reviewed include:

Dr. Michael Alvarado, Professor of Surgery and member of the breast care and melanoma programs at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the use of radioactive seed.

Dr. Susan Hoover, Professor of Surgery at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, reviews other ‘seed-like’ localizers such as Savi Scout, Magseed, and the Faxitron localizer. 

Dr. Lee G. Wilke, the Hendricks endowed chair in Breast Cancer Research; a tenured Professor of Surgery and the Associate Director for Clinical Research for the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center as well as the Director of the UW Health Breast Center in Madison, WI, discusses an innovative intraoperative navigation platform for tumor identification, a Smart Clip technology which can be inserted at time of the biopsy.

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