Predictors of breast recurrence after conservative surgery and radiation therapy for invasive breast cancer

James L. Connolly, John Boyages, Asa J. Nixon, Gloria Peiró, Irene Gage, Barbara Silver, Abram Recht, Jay R. Harris, Stuart J. Schnitt

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Abstract

The majority of women with breast cancer are adequately treated with breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy. Although most women need very limited surgery, some require a larger volume of resection to attain a high level of local control, and some might even require a mastectomy. This article summarizes the current state of knowledge concerning the assessment of the adequacy of excision.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)134-139
Number of pages6
JournalModern Pathology
Volume11
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Breast
  • Cancer
  • Invasive
  • Local recurrence

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