No breast cancer subgroup can be spared postoperative radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery. Fifteen-year results from the Swedish Breast Cancer Group randomised trial, SweBCG 91 RT.

@article{Killander2016NoBC,
  title={No breast cancer subgroup can be spared postoperative radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery. Fifteen-year results from the Swedish Breast Cancer Group randomised trial, SweBCG 91 RT.},
  author={Fredrika Killander and Per O Karlsson and Harald Anderson and Jan Mattsson and Erik Holmberg and Dan Lundstedt and Lars H Holmberg and Per Malmstr{\"o}m},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={67},
  pages={57-65}
}
BACKGROUND Breast-conserving surgery (BCS) followed by radiotherapy (RT) is an established treatment for women with T1-2N0 breast cancers. Since subgroups of patients have low ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence (IBTR) rates, it is important to study whether RT is necessary for all patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 1187 women with primary T1-2N0M0 breast cancer were randomised, after standardised sector resection, to postoperative whole breast RT or no local treatment. Adjuvant… CONTINUE READING