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The following press releases are embargoed until 11:30 AM edt, April 11, 2024. The Society strictly enforces its embargo policy, which prohibits the distribution or publication of the contents of abstracts ahead of the embargo time. If you have questions, contact Sharon Grutman, Director, Communications, at sgrutman@breastsurgeons.org.

Breast Cancer Surgical Reimbursements Decline Significantly from 2003–2023

Potential to Impact Quality-of-Care

Abstract: Evolving Economics: The Erosion of Medicare Reimbursement in Breast Surgery (2003–2023)

Young Women Frequently Delay Breast Cancer Assessment

Timely Diagnosis Is Important

Abstract: Diagnostic Delay Among Young Women with Breast Cancer

New Study Finds Gap in NAPBC Breast Center Timeliness of Care and Patient, Provider Expectations

Novel Quality Improvement Initiatives Underway

Abstract: Perception of Timely Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment at NAPBC Centers

Applying SOUND Trial Results in the Real World

New Study Identifies Appropriate Patients in a Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Practice

Abstract: Real World Implications of the SOUND Trial

Additional Notable Research Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons

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