Hypofractionated radiation therapy for breast ductal carcinoma in situ.

  title={Hypofractionated radiation therapy for breast ductal carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Lara Hathout and Tarek Hijal and Val{\'e}rie Th{\'e}berge and Bernard Fortin and Horia Vulpe and J A Hogue and Christine Lambert and Houda Bahig and Louise Provencher and Peter Vavassis and Michael A. Yassa},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={87 5},
PURPOSE Conventional radiation therapy (RT) administered in 25 fractions after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) is the standard treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast. Although accelerated hypofractionated regimens in 16 fractions have been shown to be equivalent to conventional RT for invasive breast cancer, few studies have reported results of using hypofractionated RT in DCIS. METHODS AND MATERIALS In this multicenter collaborative effort, we retrospectively reviewed… CONTINUE READING


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