Partial breast brachytherapy as the primary treatment for breast cancer diagnosed after mantle radiation therapy for Hodgkin's disease.

@article{Chadha2009PartialBB,
  title={Partial breast brachytherapy as the primary treatment for breast cancer diagnosed after mantle radiation therapy for Hodgkin's disease.},
  author={Manjeet Chadha and Harold Yoon and Sheldon Feldman and Niral Shah and Eric Moore and Louis B. Harrison},
  journal={American journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={132-6}
}
PURPOSE Mastectomy is the most widely accepted treatment for managing breast cancer in patients who have previously received mantle radiation therapy (RT). With accumulating evidence supporting partial breast irradiation, we treated newly diagnosed breast cancer among lymphoma survivors who had history of RT with lumpectomy and breast brachytherapy. METHODS Five patients, with history of Hodgkin disease (HD) underwent lumpectomy and sentinel lymphadenectomy +/- axillary dissection followed by… CONTINUE READING