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Table 5 Adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatment and further surgery planned

From: Early experience with implant based breast reconstruction for early breast cancer in ptotic breasts with non biological mesh and lower pole dermal sling

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy No Yes No No No
Neoadjuvant endocrine therapy No No No No No
Adjuvant chemotherapy Yes No No No Yes
Adjuvant endocrine therapy Planned Yes Yes No Yes
Adjuvant radiotherapy Planned Yes only to the right No No Yes
Targeted therapy No Yes No No No
Further surgery planned for cancer Planned (completion axillary clearance) Possible free flap reconstruction–patient choice Patient not keen on symmetrisation No No