Locoregional treatment outcomes for breast cancer patients with ipsilateral supraclavicular metastases at diagnosis.

@article{Huang2007LocoregionalTO,
  title={Locoregional treatment outcomes for breast cancer patients with ipsilateral supraclavicular metastases at diagnosis.},
  author={Eugene Huang and Eric A Strom and Vicente Valero and Bruno D. Fornage and George H. Perkins and Julia L. Oh and T Kuan Yu and Welela Tereffe and Wendy A Woodward and Kelly K. Hunt and Funda Meric-Bernstam and Aysegul A. Sahin and Isabelle Bedrosian and Gabriel N Hortobagyi and Thomas A. Buchholz},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={490-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the locoregional efficacy of multimodality treatment for breast cancer patients who present with ipsilateral supraclavicular (SCV) disease without systemic metastases. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the data from 71 patients with ipsilateral SCV involvement at presentation. SCV involvement in 16 patients (23%) was diagnosed by ultrasound examination only, without palpable disease. All patients were treated with curative intent using neoadjuvant chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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