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Conservative excision and radiotherapy for early breast cancer--an acceptable alternative?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6705326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Westminster Hospital treatment policy for operable breast cancer is presented in this paper and particular attention is paid to its technical aspects. The techniques of tumour lumpectomy, radical external beam irradiation and local boosting therapy with iridium implantation are described in detail. Our initial results with this approach are encouraging and will shortly be reported. In view of this and the obvious advantages of breast conservation we hope that techniques similar to this will be adopted by others working in this field.
Authors:
R F Ashford; R H Phillips; M A Coe; D G Pickering; B Baily; H Ellis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical oncology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0305-7399     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Oncol     Publication Date:  1984 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-11     Completed Date:  1984-05-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7511426     Medline TA:  Clin Oncol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brachytherapy / instrumentation
Breast Neoplasms / radiotherapy*,  surgery
Combined Modality Therapy
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Female
Humans
Mastectomy
Prognosis
Radiotherapy / instrumentation
Radiotherapy Dosage

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