Hypofractionation and concomitant boost to deliver adjuvant whole-breast radiation in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): a subgroup analysis of a prospective case series

Cante, Domenico; Franco, Pierfrancesco; Sciacero, Piera; Girelli, Giuseppe; Marra, Anna; Pasquino, Massimo; Russo, Giuliana; Casanova Borca, Valeria; Mondini, Guido; Paino, Ovidio; Numico, Gianmauro; Tofani, Santi; La Porta, Maria; Ricardi, Umberto
February 2014
Medical Oncology;Feb2014, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
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