Local-regional control of recurrent breast carcinoma after mastectomy: does hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy improve local control?

@article{Ballo1999LocalregionalCO,
  title={Local-regional control of recurrent breast carcinoma after mastectomy: does hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy improve local control?},
  author={Matthew T. Ballo and Eric A Strom and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Prost and Sonja E. Singletary and Rachel Leigh Theriault and Thomas A. Buchholz and Marsha D. McNeese},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={105-12}
}
PURPOSE Hyperfractionated, accelerated radiotherapy (HART) has been advocated for patients with local-regionally recurrent breast cancer because it is believed to enhance treatment effects in rapidly proliferating or chemoresistant tumors. This report examines the value of HART in patients with local-regionally recurrent breast cancer treated with multimodality therapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS The study included 148 patients with local-regionally recurrent breast cancer after mastectomy, who… CONTINUE READING
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