Radiation therapy in operable breast cancer: results from the Stockholm trial on adjuvant radiotherapy.

@article{Wallgren1986RadiationTI,
  title={Radiation therapy in operable breast cancer: results from the Stockholm trial on adjuvant radiotherapy.},
  author={Arne Wallgren and O Arner and Jan Bergstr{\"o}m and B Blomstedt and P. O. Granberg and Lars R{\"a}f and Claes Silfversw{\"a}rd and Jerzy Einhorn},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1986},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={533-7}
}
In a randomized trial, 960 women with Stage 1-3 operable breast cancer were treated by a modified radical mastectomy alone, or by the same procedure, preceded or followed by radiotherapy (4500 rad to the breast/chest wall, and internal mammary, axillary and supraclavicular lymph nodes). Up to ten years after treatment, there is an increasing gap between the… CONTINUE READING