The effects of sequence and type of chemotherapy and radiation therapy on cosmesis and complications after breast conservation therapy.

@article{Markiewicz1996TheEO,
  title={The effects of sequence and type of chemotherapy and radiation therapy on cosmesis and complications after breast conservation therapy.},
  author={Daniel A. Markiewicz and Delray J. Schultz and Jessica Haas and Eleanor E R Harris and Kevin R. Fox and John H. Glick and Lawrence J. Solin},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={661-8}
}
PURPOSE Chemotherapy plays an increasingly important role in the treatment of both node-negative and node-positive breast cancer patients, but the optimal sequencing of chemotherapy and radiation therapy is not well established. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the interaction of sequence and type of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy given with radiation therapy on the cosmetic outcome and the incidence of complications of Stage I and II breast cancer patients treated with breast… CONTINUE READING
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