[Postoperative radiotherapy treatment of early breast cancer].

@article{Overgaard2007PostoperativeRT,
  title={[Postoperative radiotherapy treatment of early breast cancer].},
  author={M. Overgaard and Marianne Ewertz Kvistgaard and Mette Skovhus Thomsen},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={2007},
  volume={169 36},
  pages={2993-6}
}
Postoperative radiotherapy (RT) is an important part of the multidisciplinary treatment of early breast cancer. Meta-analyses of large randomized trials of RT after lumpectomy and mastectomy have shown that RT reduces the risk of local recurrence with at least 70% and mortality after 15 years with 5%. The effect is most pronounced in patients with a high… CONTINUE READING