Three-year outcomes of a Canadian multicenter study of accelerated partial breast irradiation using conformal radiation therapy.

@article{Berrang2011ThreeyearOO,
  title={Three-year outcomes of a Canadian multicenter study of accelerated partial breast irradiation using conformal radiation therapy.},
  author={Tanya S. Berrang and Ivo A. Olivotto and Do-hoon Kim and Alan Nichol and B C John Cho and Islam G Mohamed and Tarnjit Parhar and James R. Wright and Pauline Truong and Scott Tyldesley and Jonathan Sussman and Elaine S. Wai and Tim Whelan},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={1220-7}
}
PURPOSE To report 3-year toxicity, cosmesis, and efficacy of a multicenter study of external beam, accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) for early-stage breast cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between March 2005 and August 2006, 127 women aged ≥40 years with ductal carcinoma in situ or node-negative invasive breast cancer ≤3 cm in diameter, treated with breast-conserving surgery achieving negative margins, were accrued to a prospective study involving five Canadian cancer centers. Women… CONTINUE READING
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