Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation- Pros and Cons
Keywords: 3D conformal external beam radiotherapy; American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations; Bowel Project; Breast cancer; Direct visualization; Iridium192; Single Balloon-Catheter (MammoSite) Technique; accelerated partial breast irradiation; biologically effective doses; brachytherapy; breast conservation therapy; breast tissue; computed tomography; cosmetic results; ductal carcinomas; fractionation; intraoperative radiation; lumpectomy; lymph node-negative breast cancer; lymph node-positive patients; lymph nodes; mammographic-histologic techniques; mastectomy specimens; multicentricity; multifocality; necrosis; nonlobular breast cancer histology; prognostic factors; quadrantectomy; radiation dose; radiobiological equivalent; radiotherapy; residual carcinoma; retrospective matched-pair study analysis; seroma formation rates; surgical clips; tumor foci; ultrasound
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2011
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