Radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery for screen-detected ductal carcinoma in situ: indications and utilisation in the UK. Interim findings from the Sloane Project

@article{Dodwell2007RadiotherapyFB,
  title={Radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery for screen-detected ductal carcinoma in situ: indications and utilisation in the UK. Interim findings from the Sloane Project},
  author={David J. Dodwell and Karen Clements and Gill M Lawrence and Olive Kearins and Catherine S. Thomson and John A. Dewar and Hugh Bishop},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={97},
  pages={725 - 729}
}
Use of radiotherapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) varies according to country, precedent and prejudice. Results from a preliminary analysis of the data available within the UK Sloane Project can be appreciated in the context of the uncertainty concerning the selection of adjuvant RT following BCS for DCIS. There was a marked geographical variation in the use of RT within the United Kingdom. However, overall, patients with DCIS treated with BCS… CONTINUE READING

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