Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Irradiation in Women Less Than 50 Years Old Treated on 4 Prospective Protocols.

@article{Shaikh2018HypofractionatedWI,
  title={Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Irradiation in Women Less Than 50 Years Old Treated on 4 Prospective Protocols.},
  author={Fauzia Shaikh and Jessica Chew and Tsivia Hochman and Juhi Purswani and Olivier G Maisonet and Elecia Peat and Nelly Huppert and Benjamin T. Cooper and Moses Tam and Judith D. Goldberg and Carmen A. Perez and Silvia Chiara Formenti and Naamit Kurshan Gerber},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2018},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={
          1159-1167
        }
}
PURPOSE Hypofractionated whole-breast radiation therapy (RT) has proved to be equivalent to conventionally fractionated RT in multiple randomized trials. There is controversy regarding its use in younger women because of their underrepresentation in trials and the concern for late toxicity. We evaluated disease control and cosmetic outcomes in patients aged… CONTINUE READING