Effects of adjuvant radiotherapy on borderline and malignant phyllodes tumors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Zeng2015EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of adjuvant radiotherapy on borderline and malignant phyllodes tumors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Shiyan Zeng and Xindan Zhang and Dejuan Yang and Xiaoyi Wang and Guosheng Ren},
  journal={Molecular and clinical oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={663-671}
}
The standard treatment for borderline and malignant phyllodes tumors is wide local excision (margins ≥1 cm), in the context of either breast-conserving surgery (BCS) or total mastectomy (TM). Due to the high risk of local recurrence (LR) following surgical intervention alone, the addition of adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) has been previously investigated; however, the conclusions have been inconsistent. This systematic review and meta-analysis was designed to assess the efficacy of adjuvant RT for… CONTINUE READING