The 5-year results of a randomized trial of adjuvant radiation therapy after chemotherapy in breast cancer patients treated with mastectomy.

@article{Griem1987The5R,
  title={The 5-year results of a randomized trial of adjuvant radiation therapy after chemotherapy in breast cancer patients treated with mastectomy.},
  author={Katherine L. Griem and I. H. C. Henderson and Rebecca S. Gelman and D M Ascoli and Barbara Silver and Abram Recht and Robert L. Goodman and Samuel Hellman and J. Rodger Harris},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1987},
  volume={5 10},
  pages={1546-55}
}
The use of adjuvant radiation therapy in breast cancer patients treated with mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy has been controversial. In order to assess the necessity and effectiveness of adjuvant radiation therapy in this setting, we reviewed the results in 510 patients with T1-T3 tumors and pathologically positive nodes or tumors larger than 5 cm and negative nodes who were treated with adjuvant chemotherapy. Patients with four or more positive nodes or at least one positive apical node… CONTINUE READING
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