Radiation therapy for chest wall recurrence of breast cancer after mastectomy in a favorable subgroup of patients.

@article{Hsi1998RadiationTF,
  title={Radiation therapy for chest wall recurrence of breast cancer after mastectomy in a favorable subgroup of patients.},
  author={Richard A Hsi and A G Antell and Delray J. Schultz and Lawrence J. Solin},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={495-9}
}
PURPOSE Long-term outcome after radiation therapy for local-regional recurrence of breast cancer after mastectomy is generally poor. This study was performed to evaluate the long-term outcome for a potentially favorable subgroup of patients with chest wall recurrence. METHODS AND MATERIALS Of 71 patients with an isolated local-regional recurrence of breast cancer after mastectomy, 18 were identified who met the following favorable selection criteria: 1) a disease-free interval after… CONTINUE READING

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