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Press Releases

The following press releases are embargoed until 12:00 pm edt, April 29, 2021. The Society strictly enforces its embargo policy, which prohibits the distribution or publication of the contents of abstracts ahead of the embargo time.


Contact Sharon Grutman, Director, Communications at sgrutman@breastsurgeons.org.

  • COVID-19 Drives Strategic New Breast Cancer Approaches to Avoid Hospitalizations

    • New Study Tracks Changes in Breast Cancer Therapies During the Pandemic

    • Abstract: Analysis of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Multidisciplinary Management of Breast Cancer: Review from the First 8 Months of the American Society of Breast Surgeons COVID and Mastery Registries*

  • Freezing Cancer: Cryoablation Emerging as Effective Treatment for Low Risk Breast Cancers

    • Three-year Results of the ICE3 Trials

    • Abstract: Cryoablation Without Excision for Early-Stage Breast Cancer; ICE3 Trial Update on Ipsilateral Breast Tumor Recurrence

  • Low-Risk Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Long-Term Symptoms and Concerns

    • New Study Suggests Patients Should be Followed for a Broad Range of Physical and Psychological Issues

    • Abstract: Ongoing Symptoms Experienced by Low Risk Breast Cancer Survivors Following Active Treatment

  • Breast Reconstruction Disparities Improve Dramatically with Medicaid Expansion

    • New Study Finds Racial/Ethnic, Income and Educational Parity Correlate with Broader Coverage

    • Abstract: Improvement in Breast Reconstruction Disparities Following Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act