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Thank you for your interest in covering The American Society of Breast Surgeons 24rd Annual Meeting. Press releases on research featured during the meeting are freely accessible through this webpage as of April 19, 2023. For a complete listing of all accepted abstracts, download the Official Proceedings (PDF) document.

General Information

Designed specifically to meet the educational and practice-enhancing needs of surgeons who treat breast disease, the Society’s 24th Annual Meeting will convene April 26–30, 2023, in Boston, MA. Press representatives may cover all portions of The American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting except for pre-meeting courses, examinations, and social functions. Registered press must wear press badges when attending the meeting. Questions may be addressed to Jeanne Phillips at jphillips@healthflashmarketing.com, or call 203‑561‑3038.

News Releases

Exercise and Wellness Programs Enhance Breast Cancer Patients’ Well-Being and Can Lower Healthcare Costs

  • New Studies Show Significant Impact of Prehabilitation and Post-Surgical Programs

  • Abstract: The Benefits of a Clinically Based Individualized Exercise Oncology Program on Quality of Life and Health Care Costs for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients

  • Abstract: A Randomized Control Pilot of Prehabilitation During Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Women with Breast Cancer: A Mixed Methods Study

Does Mammography Benefit Women Treated for Breast Cancer at an Older Age?

  • New Study Finds Surveillance Mammography After Breast Cancer Treatment Remains High Irrespective of Life Expectancy

  • Abstract: Patterns of Mammographic Surveillance in Elderly Women with Breast Cancer

Intraoperative Lymph Node Pathology Evaluation May Lead to Over-Treatment of the Axilla in Mastectomy Patients

  • New Study Links Axillary Management Decisions Made During Surgery to Aggressive Treatment of Patients with Limited Nodal Disease

  • Abstract: Intraoperative Pathology Assessment May Lead to Overtreatment of the Axilla in Clinically Node-Negative Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Upfront Mastectomy

Preoperative MRI Imaging Not Helpful in Reducing Positive Margins and Re-Operations in Lumpectomy Patients

  • New Study Finds MRI Not a Tool for Evaluating the Extent of Disease

  • Abstract: Does Preoperative MRI Reduce Positive Margins After Breast Conserving Surgery?

For Additional Abstracts of Potential Interest

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