Incidence and time of occurrence of regional recurrence in stage I-II breast cancer: value of adjuvant irradiation.

@article{Fodor1999IncidenceAT,
  title={Incidence and time of occurrence of regional recurrence in stage I-II breast cancer: value of adjuvant irradiation.},
  author={J{\'a}nos Istv{\'a}n Fodor and Jeannette T{\'o}th and Tomasz Major and Csaba Polg{\'a}r and Gy N{\'e}meth},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          281-7
        }
}
PURPOSE The value of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) of the axilla and supraclavicular fossa is controversial in early-stage breast cancer. This retrospective study was undertaken to identify pathological risk factors that would predict which subsets of patients would benefit from regional nodal irradiation (RNI). METHODS AND MATERIALS A total of 1309 women with Stage I/II breast cancer underwent full axillary dissection and either mastectomy (n = 894) or breast-conserving surgery (n = 415… CONTINUE READING
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