Responses to concurrent radiotherapy and hormone-therapy and outcome for large breast cancers in post-menopausal women.

@article{Bollet2007ResponsesTC,
  title={Responses to concurrent radiotherapy and hormone-therapy and outcome for large breast cancers in post-menopausal women.},
  author={Marc Andrew Bollet and Youlia M. Kirova and Guillemette Antoni and J Pierga and Brigitte Sigal-Zafrani and Fatima Laki and François Campana and R{\'e}mi Dendale and R{\'e}my Salmon and Paul Cottu and Alain Fourquet},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          336-45
        }
}
INTRODUCTION This study aimed to evaluate responses and outcome of hormone-therapy (HT) and radiotherapy (RT) given concurrently for large breast cancers in post-menopausal women. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-two breast carcinomas in 41 women were treated with HT and concurrent RT to the breast +/- lymph node bearing areas. For 30 tumours this was followed by breast surgery (with axillary lymph node dissection when the axilla had not been irradiated). RT delivered a median dose to the tumour of… CONTINUE READING