Asian Society of Mastology (ASOMA)–Proposed Standards for Care of Breast Cancer Patients

Anurag Srivastava, Gaurav Agarwal, Ismail Jatoi, Chintamani, Diptendra Sarkar, Mazhuvanchary Jacob Paul, Kunhi Parambath Haresh, Kush Raj Lohani

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The Asian Society of Mastology (ASOMA) was established with an attempt to bring together experts in the field of breast surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, radiology, pathology, and breast care nursing to update and improve care for the patients with various breast diseases in developing countries. The ASOMA-proposed “Standards of Care for Breast Cancer Patients” has been developed with an attempt to identify obstacles and provide possible solutions to improve quality of care for breast cancer patients. Besides these recommendations for cancer care, issues related to common benign breast diseases, viz. non-lactation mastitis, granulomatous mastitis, high-risk lesions, and issues related to triple assessment, were also deliberated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-315
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Surgery
StatePublished - Jun 2021


  • Asia
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Early breast cancer
  • Locally advanced breast cancer
  • Low- and- middle income countries
  • Metastatic breast cancer
  • Palliative care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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