Preserving the nipple areola complex

Professor Kefah Mokbel, Consultant Breast Surgeon at St George’s & The Princess Grace Hospitals and the London Breast Institute has written an article confirming that skin-sparing mastectomy with nipple areola complex preservation appears to be oncologically safe, provided the tumour is not close to the nipple and a frozen section protocol for the retro-areolar tissue is followed. 

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