Outcomes in patients treated with mastectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ.

@article{Owen2013OutcomesIP,
  title={Outcomes in patients treated with mastectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Dawn Owen and Scott Tyldesley and Cheryl H. Alexander and Caroline H. Speers and Pauline T. Truong and Alan Nichol and Elaine S. Wai},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={e129-34}
}
PURPOSE To examine, in a large, population-based cohort of women, the risk factors for recurrence after mastectomy for pure ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and to identify which patients may benefit from postmastectomy radiation therapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Data were analyzed for 637 subjects with pure DCIS, diagnosed between January 1990 and December… CONTINUE READING