Conservative surgery without radiotherapy in the treatment of patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer. A review.

@article{Recht1995ConservativeSW,
  title={Conservative surgery without radiotherapy in the treatment of patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer. A review.},
  author={Abram Recht and Mary Jane Houlihan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={222 1},
  pages={
          9-18
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The authors determined whether some patients with clinical stage I or II invasive breast cancer can be adequately treated by conservative surgery without radiotherapy. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Currently, there are many patients who are being treated in this manner in both academic and community hospitals. This approach is not as effective as either mastectomy or conservative surgery followed by radiotherapy in preventing local recurrence. However, there may be subsets of patients who… CONTINUE READING

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