Table 2

Nipple margin assessment outcomes among patients with cancer or undergoing CPM and BPM who underwent nipple sparing mastectomy

OutcomePatients with cancer n = 242Patients undergoing CPM
n = 69
Patients undergoing BPM
n = 26
p value
Nipple margin assessment performed222/24257/6917/26< 0.001
Positive margin10/2220.18
Surgery based on nipple margin result7/10
  • BPM = bilateral prophylactic mastectomy; CPM = contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.