Utilization of Radiotherapy for Malignant Phyllodes Tumors: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base, 1998–2009

@article{Gnerlich2013UtilizationOR,
  title={Utilization of Radiotherapy for Malignant Phyllodes Tumors: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base, 1998–2009},
  author={Jennifer Lynn Gnerlich and Richelle T. Williams and Katherine Lan Yao and Nora Jaskowiak and Swati A. Kulkarni},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={1222-1230}
}
Malignant phyllodes tumors of the breast have traditionally been treated with surgical excision. Recently, the use of adjuvant radiotherapy has been advocated to reduce the risk of local recurrence; however, this recommendation is controversial in the absence of consistent outcome data. We hypothesize that there has been a trend toward increased utilization of adjuvant radiotherapy for malignant phyllodes tumors despite its uncertain effect on outcomes. Using the National Cancer Data Base… CONTINUE READING
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