Outcome of radiotherapy after breast conserving surgery in screen detected breast cancers.

The treatment outcomes were reviewed for all the patients at this institute who underwent breast irradiation after breast conserving surgery in 1991. Of a total of 643 patients treated, 194 (30%) had presented with tumours detected by screening mammography. The breast was irradiated with a tangential pair of fields, giving a dose of 40 Gy in 15 fractions… CONTINUE READING