Randomized Clinical Trial of Breast Irradiation Following Lumpectomy and Axillary Dissection for Node-Negative Breast Cancer: an Update

@inproceedings{Clark1996RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized Clinical Trial of Breast Irradiation Following Lumpectomy and Axillary Dissection for Node-Negative Breast Cancer: an Update},
  author={Roy Clark and T. Whelan and Mark Norman Levine and Robert Roberts and Ar Willan and Peter McCulloch and Mohanty Lipa and R. H. Wilkinson and Lisa J Mahoney},
  year={1996}
}
Background: Breast-conservation surgery is now commonly used to treat breast cancer. Postoperative breast irradiation reduces cancer recurrence in the breast. There is still controversy concerning the necessity of irradiation of the breast in all patients. Purpose: We present an update of results from a randomized clinical trial designed to examine the efficacy of breast irradiation following conservation surgery in the treatment of women with axillary lymph node-negative breast cancer. The… CONTINUE READING

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