Verrucous carcinoma of the female breast
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    Misconceptions on the treatment of Verrucous carcinoma

    The excellent case report on verrucous carcinoma is not only of value because of being a "first" on tumours of the female breast (1), but also of focussing attention on this condition.

    A myth was unintentionally started by Perez-Meza in 1966 (2) when they suggested that there may be a possibility that this tumour could be aggravated by radiation therapy. This started a misconception which is still widely believed...

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