Adoption of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer: a National Cancer Data Base analysis.

@article{Wang2014AdoptionOH,
  title={Adoption of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer: a National Cancer Data Base analysis.},
  author={Elyn H Wang and Sarah S Mougalian and Pamela R. Soulos and Charles E. Rutter and Suzanne Buckley Evans and Bruce G. Haffty and Cary P Gross and James Byunghoon Yu},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={993-1000}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship of patient, hospital, and cancer characteristics with the adoption of hypofractionation in a national sample of patients diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS We performed a retrospective study of breast cancer patients in the National Cancer Data Base from 2004-2011 who were treated with radiation therapy and met eligibility criteria for hypofractionation. We used logistic regression to identify factors associated with receipt of… CONTINUE READING