The guy's trial of treatments of “early” breast cancer


Between 1961 and 1971, 370 patients with stages I and II breast cancer were assigned by random sample to receive either wide local excision or standard radical mastectomy. Patients in both groups received postoperative radiotherapy which, admittedly, would be considered less than optimal nowadays for patients with an intact axilla. Follow-up has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01556846


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