The relation between the surgery-radiotherapy interval and treatment outcome in patients treated with breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy without systemic therapy.

@article{Nixon1994TheRB,
  title={The relation between the surgery-radiotherapy interval and treatment outcome in patients treated with breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy without systemic therapy.},
  author={Asa J. Nixon and Abram Recht and Donna S Neuberg and James L. Connolly and Stuart J. Schnitt and Antony Abner and J. Rodger Harris},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1994},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={17-21}
}
PURPOSE This analysis was performed to clarify the relationship between the surgery-radiotherapy interval and the risk of recurrence in patients treated with breast-conserving therapy for early stage invasive cancers. METHODS AND MATERIALS We retrospectively analyzed data from 653 patients with American Joint Commission on Cancer Stage I or II, pathologically node-negative breast cancer treated by breast-conserving therapy without adjuvant systemic therapy between 1968 and 1985. All patients… CONTINUE READING

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