Conservative surgery and radiation therapy for invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast.

BACKGROUND There is debate as to whether infiltrating lobular carcinoma (ILC) can be effectively treated with breast conservative surgery (CS) and radiotherapy (RT) because of a perceived high risk of local recurrence. This retrospective study examined the outcome of patients with ILC treated by CS and RT. METHODS Between November 1979 and December 1994… CONTINUE READING