Lumpectomy of breast

Known as: tylectomy, breast lump removal, breast lumpectomy 
Surgery to remove abnormal tissue or cancer from the breast and a small amount of normal tissue around it. It is a type of breast-sparing surgery.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To determine whether breast cancer subtype is associated with outcome after breast-conserving therapy (BCT) consisting of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND In women 70 years of age or older who have early breast cancer, it is unclear whether lumpectomy plus tamoxifen is as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND In 1976, we initiated a randomized trial to determine whether lumpectomy with or without radiation therapy was as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Breast irradiation after lumpectomy is an integral component of breast-conserving therapy that reduces the local… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Radiotherapy prevents local recurrence of breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery. We evaluated the effect of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background. Previous findings from a clinical trial (Protocol B-06) conducted by the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND We have shown previously that lumpectomy with radiation therapy was more effective than lumpectomy alone for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To determine whether preoperative doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide (AC) permits more lumpectomies to be performed and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Women with ductal carcinoma in situ have been treated both by lumpectomy and by lumpectomy followed by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In 1985 we presented results of a randomized trial involving 1843 women followed for five years that indicated that segmental… (More)
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