Repeat breast-conserving surgery for in-breast local breast carcinoma recurrence: the potential role of partial breast irradiation.

@article{Kuerer2004RepeatBS,
  title={Repeat breast-conserving surgery for in-breast local breast carcinoma recurrence: the potential role of partial breast irradiation.},
  author={Henry Mark Kuerer and Douglas Arthur and Bruce G. Haffty},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={2269-80}
}
Mastectomy is the current standard of care for in-breast local recurrence of breast carcinoma. The objective of the current study was to critically review the rationale for and the theoretic and actual risks and benefits of repeat breast-conserving surgery followed by partial breast irradiation (PBI) for in-breast local recurrence of breast carcinoma. The main outcomes of interest were local control and survival after in-breast local recurrence and side effects, complications, and cosmesis… CONTINUE READING

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