Radiation-induced histopathologic changes of the breast: the effects of time.

@article{Moore2004RadiationinducedHC,
  title={Radiation-induced histopathologic changes of the breast: the effects of time.},
  author={Gene H Moore and John Schiller and Geoffrey K Moore},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={47-53}
}
The increasingly frequent use of radiation therapy (RT) and systemic chemotherapy (CT) in the treatment of breast carcinoma requires surgical pathologists and cytologists to be familiar with the variable histologic changes initiated by these agents. Both treatment modalities can cause severe epithelial abnormalities, which are difficult to distinguish from carcinoma. The progression or regression of these histologic abnormalities in nonneoplastic breast tissue have not been extensively… CONTINUE READING