Prognostic indicators in patients with isolated local-regional recurrence of breast cancer.

@article{Bedwinek1981PrognosticII,
  title={Prognostic indicators in patients with isolated local-regional recurrence of breast cancer.},
  author={John M Bedwinek and Jee Yun Lee and Barbara B. Fineberg and M A Ocwieza},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1981},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={2232-5}
}
A retrospective review was undertaken of 129 patients with isolated local-regional recurrence of breast cancer following radical or modified radical mastectomy. The overall survival and disease-free survival for these patients five years from the time of local-regional recurrence was 36 and 13%, respectively. The clinical stage at initial diagnosis, the number of histologically positive nodes at mastectomy, menopausal status, and the location of the recurrence (chest wall vs. nodal) were all… CONTINUE READING

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