How does knowledge of 3-dimensional excision margins following breast conservation surgery impact upon clinical target volume definition for partial breast radiotherapy?

  • Kirby AM
  • Published 2012


Purpose: To compare partial breast clinical target volumes generated using a standard 15mm margin (CTVstandard) with those generated using 3-dimensional surgical excision margins (CTVtailored) in women who have undergone wide-local excision (WLE) for early breast cancer. Materials/ methods: 35 women with breast cancer underwent WLE with placement of… (More)


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