TITLE

Review confirms lumpectomy as safe as mastectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Godlee, Fiona
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7018, p1451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that lumpectomy is as safe as mastectomy according to a worldwide review of randomized controlled trials of treatment of early breast cancer. Trial organized by the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project; Scientific and political controversy about the trial; Reduction of risk of local recurrence through radiotherapy.
ACCESSION #
9512191289

 

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