Surgical perspectives from a prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter study of breast conserving surgery and adjuvant electronic brachytherapy for the treatment of breast cancer

@inproceedings{Dooley2011SurgicalPF,
  title={Surgical perspectives from a prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter study of breast conserving surgery and adjuvant electronic brachytherapy for the treatment of breast cancer},
  author={William Chesnut Dooley and Ozer Algan and Kambiz Dowlatshahi and Darius S. Francescatti and Elizabeth P Tito and John David Beatty and Art G Lerner and B Blaire Ballard and Susan K. Boolbol},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) may be used to deliver radiation to the tumor bed post-lumpectomy in eligible patients with breast cancer. Patient and tumor characteristics as well as the lumpectomy technique can influence patient eligibility for APBI. This report describes a lumpectomy procedure and examines patient, tumor, and… CONTINUE READING