Frequency and types of chest wall recurrences among node negative breast cancer patients.

@article{Ottesen1988FrequencyAT,
  title={Frequency and types of chest wall recurrences among node negative breast cancer patients.},
  author={Gyda Lolk Ottesen and Johan Adolph Andersen and Mogens Blichert-Toft and Christen Kirk Axelsson},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 6A},
  pages={
          601-4
        }
}
From 1979 to 1982 a total of 2,467 patients with invasive breast carcinoma were included in the DBCG low-risk group (protocol 77a) and treated with mastectomy only. During a follow-up period from 4 to 7 years, 246 cases (10%) were reported with chest wall recurrence as first site of failure. For several reasons 58 cases were omitted. The material therefore comprises 188 cases. By a histo-pathologic re-evaluation the material was classified in three groups, i.e. 1) 31 cases with an evident new… CONTINUE READING