Prognostic impact of surgery for early-stage invasive breast cancer on breast cancer-specific survival, overall survival, and recurrence risk: a population-based analysis

Recent cohort studies demonstrated better overall survival (OS) or breast cancer-specific survival (BCS) for breast-conserving therapy (BCT) followed by radiation (RT) compared to mastectomy alone (MT). This is the first observational study in which adjustments for a comprehensive set of prognostic factors, adjuvant therapies, mode of detection, and… (More)