In their report regarding the use of cryosurgery for breast cancer, Staren et al1 bring to bear the latest technology permitting the precise placement of cryoprobes and monitoring of the cryolesion. However, it is important to communicate that cryosurgery of breast cancer, for small and localized as well as advanced and unresectable disease, has been used for almost 30 years.
Ablin RJ. The Use of Cryosurgery for Breast Cancer. Arch Surg. 1998;133(1):106. doi: