Limitations of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Consensus Panel guidelines on the use of accelerated partial breast irradiation.

@article{Vicini2011LimitationsOT,
  title={Limitations of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Consensus Panel guidelines on the use of accelerated partial breast irradiation.},
  author={Frank A. Vicini and Douglas Arthur and David E. Wazer and Peter W.-H Chen and Christina A Mitchell and Michelle M Wallace and Larry J Kestin and Hong Ye},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={977-84}
}
PURPOSE We applied the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Consensus Panel (CP) guidelines for the use of accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) to patients treated with this technique to determine the ability of the guidelines to differentiate patients with significantly different clinical outcomes. METHODS AND MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING