Current status of conservative surgery and radiotherapy as primary local treatment for early carcinoma of the breast

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Since it is now recognized that breast cancer is commonly a systemic disease at presentation, it is clear that local treatment is limited to providing local tumor control, and that effective systemic therapy is required for the eradication of micrometastatic disease. We here review the current status of conservative surgery and radiotherapy in the treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01806019

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