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Five year outcomes of hypofractionated simultaneous integrated boost irradiation in breast conserving therapy; patterns of recurrence

Bantema-Joppe, E. J., Vredeveld, E. J., de Bock, G. H., Busz, D. M., van Iersel, M., Dolsma, W., van der Laan, H. P., Langendijk, J. A. & Maduro, J. H., Aug-2013, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 108, 2, p. 269-272 4 p.

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In 2005, we introduced hypofractionated 3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy with a simultaneous integrated boost (3D-CRT-SIB) technique after breast conserving surgery. In a consecutive series of 752 consecutive female invasive breast cancer patients (stages I-III) the 5-year actuarial rate for local control was 98.9%. This new technique gives excellent 5-year local control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-272
Number of pages4
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Volume108
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug-2013

    Keywords

  • Breast conserving therapy, Radiotherapy, Simultaneous integrated boost, Local control, CANCER, RADIOTHERAPY, SURVIVAL, SURGERY

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