1 in 5 breast cancer patients
who undergo lumpectomies will be called back for a second surgery or re-excisionⁱ, due to positive margins. Some studies show that this rate of re-excision is even higher in some centers.
Studies show The MOZART® System improves surgical outcomes. The use of The MOZART System decreased re‑excision rates by more than half.²
Guide to understanding positive margins
What do you mean I have positive margins?
If you've ever been diagnosed with breast cancer you've most likely stumbled across that question before. For most patients, this is the first time that they've ever heard the words positive margins. Dr. Cary Kaufman from Bellingham Regional Breast Center has come across this scenario several times in his medical career.
During this video, Dr. Kaufman explains what positive margins are and how it impacts breast cancer surgery.
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