Post-mastectomy radiotherapy benefits subgroups of breast cancer patients with T1–2 tumor and 1–3 axillary lymph node(s) metastasis

@inproceedings{Su2014PostmastectomyRB,
  title={Post-mastectomy radiotherapy benefits subgroups of breast cancer patients with T1–2 tumor and 1–3 axillary lymph node(s) metastasis},
  author={Yu-Li Su and Shan-Hsuan Li and Yen-Yang Michael Chen and Hui-chun Chen and Yen Tang and Cheng-Hua Huang and F. F. Chou and Shih-Chung Wu and Kun-Ming Rau},
  booktitle={Radiology and oncology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND To determine the role of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) in breast cancer patients with T1-2 and N1 disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 207 postmastectomy women were enrolled. The 5-year Kaplan-Meier estimates of locoregional recurrence rate (LRR), distant recurrence rate (DRR) and overall survival (OS) were analyzed by different tumor characteristics. Multivariate analyses were performed using Cox proportional hazards modeling. RESULTS With median follow-up 59.5 months… CONTINUE READING

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