TITLE

Radiation vs. Axillary Lymph Node Sampling

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Karl E.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
American Family Physician;10/1/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p1662
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study by F. J. Hoebers and others that evaluated the effectiveness and morbidity of primary axillary radiotherapy in breast-conserving therapy for post-menopausal patients who are clinically axillary lymph node-negative with early-stage breast carcinoma. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that the recurrence rate for radiotherapy treatment after breast conserving surgery was the same as that in patients who have axillary lymph node dissection.
ACCESSION #
12469755

 

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