Breast brachytherapy: North American experience.

@article{Vicini2005BreastBN,
  title={Breast brachytherapy: North American experience.},
  author={Frank A. Vicini and Douglas Arthur},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={108-15}
}
Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) has been investigated for over a decade as a potential alternative adjuvant treatment approach after lumpectomy for women with early-stage breast cancer. The rationale for APBI is based on pathologic data regarding the spread of cancer within the breast and study of the patterns of in-breast recurrence after breast-conserving therapy performed with or without whole-breast irradiation. This report reviews the North American experience using… CONTINUE READING

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