The role of ipsilateral breast radiotherapy in management of occult primary breast cancer presenting as axillary lymphadenopathy.

@article{Barton2011TheRO,
  title={The role of ipsilateral breast radiotherapy in management of occult primary breast cancer presenting as axillary lymphadenopathy.},
  author={Sarah R Barton and Ian E. Smith and Anna Nm Kirby and S. C. Ashley and Geraldine Walsh and Marina Parton},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 14},
  pages={2099-106}
}
AIM To assess the role of ipsilateral breast radiotherapy (IBR) in women with occult primary breast cancer presenting with axillary metastases (OPBC). METHODS Patients with axillary nodal metastases and histological diagnosis of breast cancer without palpable, mammographic or ultrasonographic evidence of a breast primary were identified from a prospectively maintained single institution database. Imaging, surgery, radiotherapy, recurrence and survival data were collected. Patients whose… CONTINUE READING

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